Kristen Kaye @infinitestorylines
59 Posts
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Canadian 🇨🇦. Writer 🖊. Biologist 🔬. Mental Health Advocate. Everyone has a story, don’t be afraid to share yours. Be strong. Be brave. Be kind.
59 Posts
1k Followers
657 Following
Canadian 🇨🇦. Writer 🖊. Biologist 🔬. Mental Health Advocate. Everyone has a story, don’t be afraid to share yours. Be strong. Be brave. Be kind.
This is not my story. This story, however, is one that is experienced by many. Over the past few years I have been helping a friend who has been in an abusive relationship. I have watched her fall at the hands of someone she loved, I have watched her beg for that person to stay by her side, but most importantly I have watched her slowly climb out and save herself. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ To anyone who is fighting this battle, know that you are not alone. Don’t be afraid to ask for help, and don’t shut down if you ask someone for help and they tell you to just leave the relationship. Talk to them and help them understand. I know it may feel like you are trapped right now, but there are so many ways out. You will get out, and although you may feel like you won’t survive, you will. Emotional pain will hang around for a while, but you will grow stronger with each passing day. Remember that you are strong. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Please leave a supportive comment and I will pass your messages onto her. Together we will create a community that will help people realize that they are not alone. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Be strong, be brave, and above all, be kind always. 💙 ⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #poe#poeta> #poem #poet #womenwhowrite #poetsofig #poetrycommunity #poems #wordporn #wri#wri#writeig #words #spilledink #instapoet #typewriter #creativewriting #instapoem #writers #write #writerscommunity #instapoetry #writingcommunity #mentalhealth #abusesurvivor
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The definition of giving someone the silent treatment is refusing to acknowledge another person, whether verbally or through any other method. If there’s one thing that bothers me the most, it’s this. When you receive the silent treatment, you know that you are seen by the other person, yet that person is choosing to ignore your presence. You know that you are not invisible, and yet you also know that your visibility depends on the other person. You are seen and acknowledged if they decide to let you be seen. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ To feel ignored in this way is painful. You become powerless because you know that your visibility depends on the other person. If you love someone do not put them through this. If you do, remember that eventually they’ll realize that the silence without you is better than the silence forced upon them by you. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #poe#poeta> #poem #poet #poe#poetsofinstagram #wri#wri#wri#writersstagram #writing #poetsofig #writer #poetrycommunity #poems #wordporn #writersofig #words #spilledink #instapoet #typewriter #prose #poets #creativewriting #instapoem #writers #write #writerscommunity #instapoetry #writingcommunity #silenttreatment
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Has fear ever stopped you from moving forward and doing what you know is right? Lately I’ve been held back by fear. When I started this poetry page, I started it with a specific purpose and I haven’t fulfilled that purpose yet, because I’m afraid of moving forward. At some point, we all have to make a decision, and decide whether our desire to make our dreams come true is stronger than fear, or whether we’ll let fear win the battle and stop us. I’ve decided that my purpose for this page is stronger than fear, and I’ll be taking it in a new direction this week. I hope you all decide that your purpose is stronger than your fear. In the end, it will be worth it. ❤️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #poe#poeta> #poem #poet #poe#poetsofinstagram #wri#wri#wri#writernstagram #writing #poetsofig #writer #poetrycommunity #poems #wordporn #writersofig #words #spilledink #instapoet #typewriter #prose #poets #creativewriting #instapoem #writers #write #writerscommunity #instapoetry #writingcommunity #darknessintolight #conflicted
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When a person’s abilities connect with us, more than the person, we fall in love with the wrong thing. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #poe#poeta> #poem #poet #poe#poetsofinstagram #wri#wri#wri#writersstagram #writing #poetsofig #writer #poetrycommunity #poems #wordporn #writersofig #words #spilledink #instapoet #typewriter #prose #poets #creativewriting #instapoem #writers #write #writerscommunity #instapoetry #writingcommunity #quotes
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Darkness feels heavy – almost like having a ton of bricks on your shoulders all day, never to be relieved of the weight. It’s lonely and tiring, and yet, for people who have spent a long time in darkness, it can feel familiar, and almost comforting. You can feel the darkness for so long that the light feels foreign and uncomfortable because it’s no longer something you know well. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ For people who are in this place right now, slowly let the light back in, until it becomes comfortable and familiar again. You will slowly begin to feel the warmth of the light, and one day realize that you no longer need the blanket of darkness to comfort you. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ As always, my DMs are open if anyone needs to talk.❤️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #poe#poeta> #poem #poet #poetrycommunity #womenwhowrite #wordporn #wri#writersofig #words #spilledink #typewriter #prose #poetsociety #creativewriting #instapoem #writers #instapoetry #writingcommunity #darknessintolight #poemlover #mypoem #mentalhealth #depressionawareness
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How can something be at your fingertips, yet feel so out of reach? This feeling is a paradox, and yet it is a feeling that I know quite well. This poem can be interpreted in many ways and I would love to know your thoughts. Let me know how you interpret this in the comments down below. ❤️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #feelings #poe#poeta> #poem #poet #poetsofinstagram #writing #poetsofig #wri#write> #poetrycommunity #womenwhowrite #wordporn #wri#writers #wor#words #spilledink #instapoet #typewriter #prose #poetsociety #creativewriting #instapoem #writers #write #writerscommunity #instapoetry #writingcommunity #words #thoughts #trapped
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This poem is hard for me to post because I’m guilty of saying, “everything will be okay,” to people who confide in me, instead of reminding them that I won’t let them fight their battle alone. As much as I want to take away everyone’s pain, I don’t have that ability. However, I do have the power to walk with someone through their pain. From my experience I’ve found that people don’t want you to end their storms, they want to know that they don’t have to face them alone. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ To everyone out their fighting something, we’re in this together. ❤️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #poetry #poem #poetsofinstagram #writing #poetsofig #wri#write> #poetrycommunity #womenwhowrite #wordporn #wri#writersofig #wor#words #spilledink #instapoet #typewriter #prose #poetsociety #creativewriting #instapoem #writers #write #writerscommunity #instapoetry #writingcommunity #words #thoughts #mentalhealth #alone #depression #help
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Unlike the other lilies growing in my garden, this one only had five petals. In every way this missing petal made it flawed and imperfect, but my mind instantly saw it at unique and beautiful. When we see “mistakes” in nature it’s our instinct to see that flaw as something attractive, something different that makes the flower stand out. However, when we notice imperfections within ourselves, we criticize ourselves for having those imperfections. When it’s a person, we see imperfections as ugly instead of beautiful, but perhaps we should start changing this. Our imperfections and “flaws” make us beautiful and make us stand out. After all, what are we without our differences? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ What do you think of imperfections and the way we view them? Let me know down below in the comments. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #poe#poeta> #perfectionist #poem #poet #poetsofinstagram #writing #poetsofig #wri#write> #poetrycommunity #womenwhowrite #wordporn #wri#writers #wor#words #spilledink #instapoet #typewriter #prose #poetsociety #creativewriting #instapoem #writers #write #writerscommunity #instapoetry #writingcommunity #imperfections #words #thoughts
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