CoDA Weekly Reading 1/16/18

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Subject: CoDA Weekly Reading 1/16/18
Date: January 16th 2018

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‘Who am I?”


Born as a butterfly

After so many things in my early life

Absorbing so many negative beliefs

Hearing all of these and believing

I realized

I was hidden

In a cocoon


Then, on a very difficult night

CoDA came into my life

Finally a relief

I was in the dark

Dying through the minutes

Through the pain

Through my mind.

Expecting too much

Living too less

Hoping nothing


One speaking voice

And I found myself petrified

Hearing my life

Through other lives

I could shout at that moment

But I didn´t

So I heard all my life

In pieces, in each voice

As a puzzle


Feeling belonging

It made me feel stronger

it made me choose the steps

I stopped running

Running my mind, my body

My soul

And start to walk

Step by Step

And here I am

A butterfly again


Belbellita, 12/26/17



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