Tag Archives: self-acceptance

A Place So Vast

Born into herself, a self unaccepting, she built walls for her own protection, but seeing beyond she couldn’t do, her safe place a lonely place until she became new. The new was the old, without self-infliction, the life within no … Continue reading

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When the Mirror Lies

In her midnight childhood, the truth she couldn’t explain, the truth that’d be her end if she did. Each thought was two, one formed in her own words, the other edited to expectations to save her life. The mirror’s image … Continue reading

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She was She

A dream? Not a dream. One eye cracked revealing a dream come true, affirming a truth. She was she, the she she was supposed to be, she’d found herself, despite those who’d opposed her being free. She’d waited all her … Continue reading

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Potentiality

See you, see in. Seeing yourself is where you begin. To discover, open your eyes, see strengths and weaknesses, possibilities, and lies. All of you is who you are, you’re potentiality. In your pursuit of self-honesty you’ll become what the … Continue reading

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Who Are You Now?

Who are you? they asked. I’m me, who I’ve always been. Always on the inside. Not always on the outside. At least, not until I cried. Who are you now? they asked. I’m me, the me inside set free. It … Continue reading

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Breathing Life

Branded with shame  for living her truth. Scorned. Threatened. Driven to bleeding her life so as to remember she was alive. Was living breathing, or was living having a life worth breathing for? Better to run into the storm and … Continue reading

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You Are

You’re the beginning, the pathway, the destination, your mind, your thoughts, your vision. In this instant, this moment, and forever, your hopes, your journey, your growth. Be not hateful, nor bitter, nor diminished, instead question, and learn, and inspire. ©October … Continue reading

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And She Was

Wandering the empty plain she thought she was empty inside. Huddled against the cold she thought she was frozen within. And she was. And she wasn’t. She realized she could be all she was without being confined. She was the … Continue reading

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The Whole

Splitting post… One side sun,the other side none,each side a part of the wholewhere there are two sides in total. One side warmth on her face,the other side nary a trace,each side of her facea part of the whole of … Continue reading

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The Story

There was a story they often told, they said it was her origin. They were wrong. Her story resided in a place they couldn’t see, it kept her alive when she should have died, when the lie they loved grew … Continue reading

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