Alone

It's so insane to think that we can hear one word and allow it to change our whole mood,

And in many cases when you start to finally take care of yourself, people decide to tell you that you are being rude.

It took me a long time to realize that you may hurt others by doing what is best for you,

But you have to put yourself first, and that the hardest things are the things that you must do. 

Sometimes it can be scary, to let go of the comfort that you know,

But that is what one must do in order to grow. 

It can be scary to go all in when there is no one around you that believes in what you are cappable of,

But letting go of the people who are briging you down can help you to truly discover self love.

I was hanging on by thread, and I could feel my grip slowly starting to losen,

And my anxiety started to worsen, as the voices in my head became louder and slowly start to close in.

It's only been two days, and I can already begin to see my vision start to clear up,

And it was exactly what I needed, because you can't give to others when you have an empty cup.

The nights of constantly questioning my worth and crying myself to sleep are done,

Because I finally am starting to believe in myself, and I realized that I don't need anyone.

It's so funny how the meaning behind one word can cause so much doubt and dread,

But it is all up to you to try and overcome it, and to silence those voices in your head.

It took me a long time to realize that you are the only one who has that power, and no matter what, you control those thoughts,

And that unsettling feeling can be overwhelming, and it can leave you stomach in knots.

The only way to build the life you want is to let go of everything that is weighing you down,

Because you may be thinking that these people will help you, but in actuality, they're the ones hoping that you drown.

Letting go of friends that don't serve you may seem like a nightmare at first, 

But having fake people around you who only care when its convenient for them are the worst. 

 

 

This poem is about: 
Me

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