Only Darkness

I tend to see the best in people;
it's my fatal flaw.


It always ends
in my disappointment
because people
will let me down.


Sometimes intentionally,
often times not.


I can gush over how great

someone else is,
but when the spotlight
returns to me,
I can't see any good in myself.


Many have tried to
remind me that
there is beauty in my heart,
but I just don't see it.


I only see ugliness inside,
a black soul no one would love.


If anyone saw into the depths of me,
they would find no light there,
only darkness.

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Inspired by: "Light Inside" by Fireflight

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