Untangle the strings that hold you hostage

Untangle and let go of the strings

that hold you hostage.

Take the step to know yourself, free yourself

be kind to yourself, feel joy.

Rest in that perfect moment, the arms of silence.

Feel the breath in the present and nod to the hopes for a future. 


©Alexis Rose, image source: pexels


Thank you for reading my memoir, Untangled, A Story of Resilience, Courage, and Triumph




30 thoughts on “Untangle the strings that hold you hostage

  1. bethanyk

    The first one was called The Secrets of Lilly Lake. It was my first book of poetry that I published last year. My Body Speaks is my second book of poetry. I am working on my memoirs, but that is taking more time than I had anticipated. It is HARD to relive, re edit, etc.

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  2. My Body Speaks. How did I miss Lilly Lake? They must have come out within a few weeks of each other? I remember when you were writing the book, I think I thought this book was it. How did the first one sell?


  3. bethanyk

    Did you buy Secrets of LIlly lake or My Body Speaks. Yes, sometimes you have to let them sit with you. I did that with your book. I started reading and couldnt put it down but I did halfway through the day to think about what you had been through

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  4. bethanyk

    Well darn! I’ve opened it on my Ipad, my phone, kindle app, but I have not tried on windows. I hope it is an easy solution. Please let me know. I know that my computer cannot read kindle formats so I have to have an actual kindle app on the computer

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  5. Thank You so much for reblogging this Bethany. Hey, I bought your book, downloaded it on my Kindle but it says Im unable to open it on Windows 8. Im still trying to figure it out. 👍🏼


  6. Inspirational poem, Alexis. I know it will encourage those who struggle. My hope is that all survivors become overcomers. I know you feel the same. And who better to reach a victim or struggling survivor than one who has suffered in the same ways.

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