Tag: self-concept

It’s Your Song

Are you comfortable with the company you keep? the skin that you wear? the decisions you make – the great ones, the good ones the bad ones and, even the terrible ones? Do you accept the wrinkles, the imperfections, the bones of your being?…

What Good Is a Window?

What good is a window   if there’s nothing to see  no season of fall  no drifting of leaves  What good is a window  if there’s only a wall.    What good is a window  if it’s sealed on all sides  if it always stays…

When the Party’s Over

When the party’s over where to go from here? curl into a den of woe and wait to disappear? Breaths of life sustains me when others fill my room without their presence, the lonely heart retreats within the womb Why must I be so…

Don’t Take My Mad

I like my mad it suits me just fine Don’t try to take it, or break it  it’s mine.   I’m Tarzan on a swing Foreman in the ring my ire shoots out like a natural spring   I like my mad it keeps…

White Girl Dancin’

Small town Mississippi visitin’  a friend  stayin’ in a shotgun house tilted on one end Main Street short railroad long light’nin’ bugs flicker with their own torch song Blues man playin’ me ‘an cook staff laughin’  holding’ our bellies at this white girl dancin’…

There is No Storm

  You accept not your true self You stepped, instead into an guise and bathed your limbs in bravado the musky soap of self-deception Don’t you know you’re soaked in a false promise to yourself, unrecognized?   Why shroud yourself in darkness, within a…

Accepting “I’m Not”

  I’m a full-fledged non-hater Evil, I’ve fought  A fine moderator                                         (except when I’m not) Profound is my mind It keeps trains of thought…

Life Lessons from the Ring – Questions to ask yourself

I was too young to remember the times my dad came home with blood on his clothes. It was my older sister who told me how our non-violent mother would cringe at the sight. Interesting that, even though I was two at the time,…

True Wisdom

“If I elevate myself, will you look down on me?” “Ha! If you elevate yourself, it won’t matter.”     daily word prompt: Elevate  

Skinny-dipping

Sailboat at dust, all is quiet, Swimming bare ass is a riot, He asks of my doing, I float there while mewing, “No one’s so flawed they can’t try it!”