What I Am

Sun, 05/18/2014 - 16:44 -- bhale96

I come from two people that I don’t resemble

A man who’s optimistic in every way and

A woman who worries every second about my well-being


I come from people who still see me as that little girl they need to protect

But they need to understand that I’ve had enough

I’m far from that little girl


I come from self-struggles that toy with me every single day

I shouldn’t dwell on it because it only makes the situation worse

I come from make-believe stories

Only to find the truth through words now


I feel my feet and hands move quickly but

My mind’s indecisive

I come from “should I be doing this or that?”

I need to trust my gut more


I come from listening and helping

But really, I should be taking my own advice and help

I just can’t bring myself to do any of that

I come from learning the hard way

And end up getting hurt in the process

But that’s all part of it


Grant-Grey Porter Hawk Guda

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