Cycles

there are people

who take pleasure

in causing pain

to others

and i know this

because i fear

i used to be one–

lashing out

at those i feared

in a desperate attempt

at validation–

but nobody benefits

from all this hurt

and everyone involved

even the most callous

just ends up

lying awake at night

wondering why

they will never be

good enough.


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