Poetry of Stephanie Bennett Henry

If I Could Go Back

If I could go back, I would take all the wrong turns on purpose. I would be reckless with chances and greedy with wishes. I would believe in more, but trust less. If I could go back, I would find my fears early and kick their asses sooner. I would realize that eye contact never killed anyone and words hurt but silence is what breaks hearts. I would go back to tell myself that I have the sky in my eyes and the universe in my heart and dynamite built into my bare feet. I would tell that beautiful girl not to ever let anyone crack her steel spine, never let anyone slip disregard under her nail beds and never let anyone leave a trail of regret under her skin, and call it a promise. I would tell her to always remember who is writing her story. #stephaniebennetthenry #ragingrhetoric

If I Could Go Back

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