Friday, April 14, 2017

#AtoZChallenge - L is for Love


Be your self 
Not the echoes of images others have left in you 
The ones you believe to be true 
The ones shaped by pain and anguish and fear and hate 
The ones shaped by you at your worst

Be your self 
The pure love that flows 
From someone who creates, 
Lives at one with their dreams 
At one with the beating heart that speaks in peace

Be your self 
Accept, embrace, fiercely love your broken parts 
Because they are the ones that teach you 
To be the best self that you buried 
Deep within, underneath the cracks

Be your self 
Be weird, be passionate about thing that maybe matter 
Only to you in the circles you live in and know that 
Your being confident in your own passions and dreams 
Will awaken the yearning in others to be the same

Be your self 
Don't let another day pass without saying I love you 
To yourself, to those you love, to the world, to all that is 
Because then you start ripples, just by being, just by playing 
Just by living as one body, one soul, one complete human being

2 comments:

  1. I love this. Striving to accept and love oneself, the good and... less than good, is an ongoing battle. It's always nice to get reminders sometimes. :)

    A to Z 2017: Magical and Medicinal Herbs

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  2. That's a lovely poem. As I get older, I understand more and take more time to love and care for myself. Girl Who Reads

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