Thank You Heartache!

Everything went wrong at such a young age. I grew up at the hand of heartache. Not at the hand of love, safety, or instruction. Sorrow came early. Heartache taught me life's lessons. I sat at the feet of sorrow and watched life from a distance. There is a part of me that has wanted to deny it all. As if I didn't embrace it or fully acknowledge it, it would not be so. Inside I think I have been pleading and bartering with life itself shouting [...]