You say broken.
But I say, fractured, and lovingly restored
With delicate fingers and inner strength that is all yours.
You say, shattered.
But I say, reborn, from pain and loss
Into someone who protects others at all and any cost.
You say, hopeless.
But I say, you are hope. You are the focus that keeps us all going.
You are the light that never fades, and the puzzle worth knowing.
You are so much more than you allow yourself to be.