Being there with myself, the answer presented itself to me and everything made sense. Being sad wasn’t so hard anymore because I now had the opportunity to access the knowledge that granted me the power to change it. Why? Because I knew what I needed to change.
Last year, during the whole month of November I did the #30Layers30Days challenge and posted it here on my blog. In December, I posted them all on Wattpad to be read as a book. Today, I have removed the poems from Layers of Me off of my blog and added an embed link to my menu for those of you who would like to read them.
We could finally breathe deeply Conversing with lines of lyrics Tickling our intellect We’re connected far beyond human existence; spirits
Slowly I lost sight of my right to be here To be loved To know what it was I did so wrong to deserve such torment I was meant to perish Without understanding of why I couldn’t be different
2017 has taught me that no matter what I will always do life with my heart.
You were the hardest part and yet the best part The bitterness on my tongue that was sweet at first taste
I love the way music feels on my skin Goosebumps rise when I hear it This is what I needed to hear This is what I needed to feel
Poured a glass that was tall but empty Dehydrated everything that nourished me Should I call this love Or an unselfish act
Today marks the day I have written to you 100 times.
I had given my heart away to a person I thought would give me theirs What felt like an eternity I walked alone blindly I peeled back layers of myself to prove to you my loyalty
Society's definition of standard hands slowly grip tighter around her neck You're not small enough You're not big enough Your bosoms don't bust the seams of your shirt bringing the men who wallow in thirst to their knees