A reliance heavily on self without the unwanted influence of others.
Careful with whom is granted access to her life.
Find her in the bookstore corner quietly skimming the markdowns.
See her in the grocery store shopping while listening to 90’s music through her air pods.
Catch her walking with a slight smile along the edges of the beach.
Watch her sit focused in a group while others wait for her to speak.
Her ability to restart and readjust her life defies defeat.
Known to only a few, a conscious choice she makes to contain her peace.
Introvert does not equate to shy; it is equivalent to the internal compass used to bypass