Izabell Skoogh (Colours of Love and Barriers)

Izabell Skoogh
Izabell officially started her career when she decided to pursue a minor in creative writing at Saint Leo University, FL. Her first poem was featured in “The Sandhill Review Magazine” and after she arrived back to Sweden, she continued pursuing her passion for writing through writing classes and getting works submitted in magazines.

Gray rainbow

This child, me, 
gray, dark, ugly. 
Not much colors in life, 
At most different shades. 
I tried my very best 
to paint but without 
and sparkling glitter 
I realized this is not for me. 
This child, me 
was not destined for love and sparkling thoughtfulness. 

I did not 
This child, me 
never accepted, never to be really known. 

In therapy I came to accept 
my parent would never be
They will not be at my wedding
celebrating this child, me
no longer gray.
Together with the woman of 
my life.
We paint the skies in rainbows,
my inside now filled with love 
in places I only thought 
sorrow would fit.

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