Staring up at the milky way,
she felt herself disappear
and become a star far, far away
from the pain so intense.
The iron railings that trapped her,
The concrete that held her, all fell away
And her soul opened up to the night sky.
She joined the constellations, and
Shone her starlight upon the little girl she left below
Wrapping her tender heart with a warm glow, and
Holding it through the darkness.