Whispered In The Wind

Whispered In The Wind
Just a fairy blowing in the wind, singing tales to the west wind

Sunday, November 25, 2012

I've Decided To Love Myself

I've decided to love myself
I've decided to embrace my braces
and soft tummy
small curves and bumpy arms
I intend to love my flutter brain tendencies and astronaut orbits
I'm not bad at math; I just have a higher concentration of pixie dust in my blood
than most
There are pay offs you have to make when you're born a poet
common sense, for example
And I'm going to start complimenting myself,
when I look in the mirror
instead of finding every flaw, I will trace constellations in my eyes
comment on my high cheek bones and long lashes, gentle waist
That's how I will define my body; gentle
I don't lack muscle definition, I am a gentle soul, gentle body
I am of Botticelli's spring
soft skin, flowing white limbs
I've decide to love myself
Because I only have one life time as this person
and I'm not going to change
I've already spent enough of these sixteen years
molding my skin and soul into a form I'll never hold
I will not say anymore
“I'll probably be pretty when I'm older.”
or “Maybe I'll be smarter..”
As of today, I am officially
And I've made myself the authority on that
I am now the only voice of authority that can truly determine what I'm worth
And according to myself, I've decided I am worth a lot
No one can deny me respect, acceptance, and love
besides myself
Because I said so.
And after so long debating whether my word was of value
Why wouldn't it be?
So from this day forward,
I love myself, my spirit, my soul,
my gentle body and brains
Because why shouldn't I?

"I want warm summer nights, to lie in a hammock, staring at the stars, telling you stories. "

"I want warm summer nights, to lie in a hammock, staring at the stars, telling you stories. "
"When asked not to make waves, I just smiled and said, don't worry this is just a ripple"