Floor Mat

I have an unhealthy attraction to brokenness

And an unnerving addiction to pain

I get up the courage to say enough

To finally be brave and walk away

But just when I’m almost healed

When I’m healthy and thriving again

Then you come back

And I immediately dive to the floor

I’m willingly lying there

So you can walk all over me

I think I’m loving you by letting you wipe off your feet

But I’m actually soiling my refreshed soul

Then the brokenness I was drawn to

Is the brokenness I’m consumed by

The pain I was addicted to

Is no longer yours, but entirely mine


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