Sciamachy by Lucy Moore


Sci·am·a·chy noun [sahy-amuh-kee]an act or instance of fighting a shadow or an imaginary enemy.


My battle has been to simply be.

My hardest and most endured fight; to accept my known self. A level of appreciation of my character, the basicness of content. 

The achievement of happiness with I.

A journey through the ugliness of pretension. I fought to create a skin that didn’t fit the body. Slowly I moulded myself out of shape.

To resize, adjust and take in the essence.

Realisation that the battle was to stay as my nature. The expulsion of impurities made for tender days.

There is more sugar in a single lemon than in the flesh of one hundred strawberries.

Finally I found my home.

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