A Single Flame

A single flame that burns inside you

It's passion and compassion that lights your way

One single flame can help guide you

One single flam can help warm you

This single flame, can help

And light the way for others like you


A message from me to you, no matter who you are

No matter how many challenges you face

No matter how much you are afraid

No matter who comes and goes into your life

If you're scared of disappointng others, of letting people down

Because you can't keep up with their expections that they set for you

If you're afraid to cry in front of others

And you bottle up feelings and instead put a fake smile on your face

You are not alone

It's okay

You're allowed to disappoint people

You're allowed to let your emotions out

You're allowed to cry

You are allowed to be your own self

Don't conform to what everyone else wants

Don't let other people compare you to others either

Only compare yourself to yourself

To the past, to the present, to the future

To help you shape yourself into the kind of person you want to be

To keep your single flame that burns inside you, aflame



This poem is about: 
Our world


Ivie Wolfe

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