top of page
  • Writer's pictureArtful Alternatives

Worthy of Self - A Poem

Updated: Mar 27

Say It

Standing hands on hips

Being Strong

Say it

Scared child truths

Brave from some place else

Say it

Boulder strength

Numb nerves

Deep Breath

Looking you right in the eyes

Speaking inside your core

Deep Breath. Say it

Words spilling like needles and knives

Lips bleeding, salty, stung

Deep Breath. Said it.

You, still perfect and self possessed

Not hearing. Blind to my words

Deep Breath. Silent.

Pain comes. Rejection Comes. Loss Comes.

Ridicule leaves. Pity Leaves. Tension Leaves.

Deep Breath. Say it.

More Rejection.

More Abandonment.

Friendship Gone.

3 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

A soft warm thing in a hard shell Curled down small at the foot of your bed Breathing a breath After you took your last. Frozen in time This room, this moment. Gasping for you, Trying to feel where yo

bottom of page