Written by Jacob Ibrag

Unbalanced equations lead to

frustrations, like remember the time

you asked for my forgiveness. I gave

it with some reservations. You had the

regret and tears to boot, yet moved past

it faster than fast food’s serving practices.

I read in a magazine that what I’m doing

is unhealthy. Can’t help it, I’ve got your

rock hard heart attached to my body as I

try to walk barefoot in a field of broken

glass. I’ll try harder to move past all of

this, praying I won’t seek out revenge

because the darkest part of me wants

you to feel exactly how I did. You’re

smiling right this second. How

are you this content?

Artist Unknown


23 comments on “Content

  1. well written poem beautiful poem

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  2. Wow – heartfelt write. It is a struggle.

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  3. What an amazing piece.

    I’m loving your blog (followed!) but I would also like to invite you to submit a short piece to my own. I think your perspective and style of writing would be a perfect piece for my project.

    It’d also be a great way to get your blog/writing out there.

    Please feel free to email me (jennifer@youngandtwenty) with more questions, or take a look at the ‘BEING Young & Twenty’ page on my blog.

    I hope I’ll hear from you 🙂



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  4. Oh, the power of those toxic relationships!

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  5. Wow. I love it. It’s exactly my twisted situation. Nice to see that I’m not alone and that someone can put it down in words so beautifully.

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  6. WAW- so true in real life, written with few words that speak so much 👍🏼

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  7. Your work is astounding. So happy I found this 🙂

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  8. Like how you paid special attention to the shape. Nice poem.

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