I turned down that dark road, Abandoning who I was For who you wanted me to be.
Contorted and transformed, I have become unrecognizable in the mirror Held up to my down-turned, shame-filled face
Careful where I tread, I twisted an ankle trying Not to break the eggshells I walked on.
My stomach knotted with every malformed word I uttered. Lies and disgrace, like heavy stones in my mouth, Choked out my cries for help.
Hunchbacked from being So long under your thumb, My mishapened spirit may never stand tall and free again.
Your weight has broken me.