Be still- Prompt 18

Sit with yourself
in quiet stillness
sprinkle negative thoughts with glitter

embrace the fullness
of humbleness and charm

I never cared to be the prettiest
just to be
a simple different
with a calm settling beauty

some version of inspiration
to the least noticeable

I carried myself as solitude
slow to react
nearly delayed

untangling myself
from mirrored disappointments

hydrating my hollow
with poems and creativity

I dug out

Collaging the pieces of what
was rinsed away in tears
cleansing my transition from darkness
to light

Lifting images from the roots
of who I was born to be

There is more to me in here

Isolation and layered trauma
creates the the best mixed media
of the person that was always
right here


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