I’d like to believe that when you let someone go,
You’re inviting a new part of yourself in.
It doesn’t mean that you’ve forgotten how you smiled
when you heard his name or
you’ve forgotten the way he swatched his fingers on your wrist.
It just means that you’re
ready to memorize someone else’s rhymes and reasons.
You’re on the edge of jumping down the ledge
but for yourself.
I think yourself first is important
when someone walks away-
because, so many times,
we lose ourselves when loving someone else’s demons.
Be friends with your mind
Comfort your own heartbeat.
And if you come across someone
who understands your journey
try to hold on to them as long as they wish to stay.
Let go of what needs to go
but remember to hold on to yourself.