There was a time
When I questioned

My self worth
There were days

When I felt pained 

By the word abandonment 
There were nights 

when my pillow 

Bore witness to untold stories

The remnants of which dried 

As the sun came up

Only to repeat at sundown
All these happened 

WIhile I was someone’s wife

And now

I have left those moments

They are distant memories

I no longer have space for 

In my heart 

In my head

In my life
I am finally my own self

I am finally me