My Body Used To Be Your Home

God and Man

They told me to go away for a while,
so I can get away from memories of you.

How can I possibly explain to them
that running away will do nothing,
because no matter where I go,
everything will remind me of you.

I gave you the toolbox
and told you to make
a home of my body.
And so you did.

Pieces of you are implanted
in my mind, you carved holes
for warmth inside my bones
and you sail within my blood.

In my heart
you made your bed,
now it is just an empty room
filled with memories of you.

How can I run away from you,
when I carry you inside me.

For all that is left of me is a gallery of you
and a museum of our used-to-be love. TC mark

Nikita Gill

Nikita is the author of Your Soul Is A River, a book about healing and becoming whole again.

Your Soul Is A River

“Love a soft person. The ones who are positive, even in the worst of circumstances. Someone whose strength is not in bravado, but in their quiet. Someone who is strong for others because that is what is needed in that moment. Someone who is the moon that soothes instead of the sun that burns. Someone who sees the very best in people even when you think they aren’t worth it. The kind of person who always wants to do the best for those they love.”
—Excerpt from Your Soul Is A River, by Nikita Gill

“I bought this on a whim to read as I was resting for the night, and I do not regret it one bit! Everything about the poetry in this book is amazing, heart breaking, and soul searching. It will lift your spirits on your darkest days. I want to thank the author so much for writing this, as it’s something I will be rereading a lot! Always remember, everything about you is important. You matter.” —McKayla

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