Neuropsychology can help to explain poetry, to demystify the impulse. There has been work done on why poetry can send shivers down our spine. The poem activates the same parts of the brain that react when a child is separated from its mother. A deep sense of separation and longing.
I am figuring out which parts of my personality are mine and which ones I created to please you.
Some old wounds never truly heal, and bleed again at the slightest word.