puzzle pieces

written by alison

I laid out the pieces
a couple at a time
this defines me, this defines me, this defines me

As they piled up around me
I got smaller
this defines me, this defines me, this defines me

You never wavered from your role
letting me break into a billion parts
this defines me, this defines me, this defines me

I swore I was in charge
while pieces kept landing on the floor
this defines me, this defines me, this defines me

But still, you circled up
to help me find the edges
this defines me, this defines me, this defines me

And as my skin, pain and tears were shed
you held space, you held me
so I can select the pieces that will redefine me

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