Finally, I find the strength
To pick up the baggage 
I have kept for so long
It is now tied up 
neatly in a bundle
Hanging on to it was wrong
Purging myself of your memory
Into the garbage it goes
without another thought
Cleansing to my soul
and brushing away cobwebs
What we had came to naught
In this final release
I forgive you
for all the pain you inflicted
I move on to my future
wishing you well
I know now I was addicted
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

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  10 comments for “Release

  1. February 9, 2019 at 10:38 am

    Beautifully said.

  2. Christine Bolton
    February 8, 2019 at 7:43 pm

    Thank you Gina. I think many of us can relate to this situation. You just have to let go sometimes in order to move on. 💕

  3. February 8, 2019 at 7:19 pm

    love the last stanza, forgiveness, letting go, your soul is so much lighter when your mind let’s in all go – a poem i want to read again Christine, it is so deeply moving

  4. February 8, 2019 at 1:23 pm

    Glad she was able to let go.

    • Christine Bolton
      February 8, 2019 at 4:10 pm

      🙂 Yes

  5. February 8, 2019 at 1:12 pm

    Very well expressed.

    • Christine Bolton
      February 8, 2019 at 4:11 pm

      Thanks so much Sadje 🙂

      • February 8, 2019 at 7:59 pm

        You are welcome.

  6. Christine Bolton
    February 8, 2019 at 12:47 pm

    Thanks Kayla Ann. It’s the only way to move on 🙂

  7. February 8, 2019 at 12:30 pm

    I LOVE this! I particularly enjoy the relation between forgiveness and the ability to fully let go and find that release.

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