Does it Truly Matter?

Does it truly matter
If your eyes water’d once
Or are always moist.
Does it matter 
If your eyes are foreign to tears
Or dry forever.
Does it truly matter
If your heart broke once
Or has countless pieces to pick.
Does it matter
If your heart is intact
Or dripping innocence coated love.
Does it truly matter
If you fell for him once
Or a few thousand times.
Does it matter
That you knew him to be trouble
Or simply cushioned your fall.
I ask what does it matter
At the end?
What truly matters
Is that you survived.
Remained a warrior
Through what life threw at you.
You picked up the mess,
Life made you
And sorted peace
Out of pure blazing chaos.
At the end what matters
Is you.
Simply 
Always and Forever
You.

(c) Akanksha Krishnatre.

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10 thoughts on “Does it Truly Matter?

  1. It’s a fine piece.
    There are a few things I think
    you can pull off better, but didn’t.
    It’s just what I feel, so don’t take
    it as my saying you’ve not done good;
    cause you always write beautifully.
    Waiting for more of your work to
    be published. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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