And then for the first time I stand to my feet but not because someone held out their hand to me…

Because it was time!

I have been allowing the world to knock me down, allowing your words to cut me.

Chasing to become this false ideal of who you want me to be.

I allowed myself to drown in my own tears. I suffocated myself by holding my own breath hoping to not make a mistake.

But no longer will I allow others to determine what my strength is… because now I stand!

I stand to my feet wiping my tears and exhaling what I’ve inhaled for so long. I am worth being seen as strength because I am strength. I survived, and I am still here. I rise because I am worth rising for…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s