Posts tagged ‘self-esteem’

February 26, 2018


by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

The Voice Of The Abuser
Tells You No One Else
Will Ever Love You

No One Else
Will Ever Want You

And It Is
Very Sad
That You
Have Believed

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May 19, 2017

The Gifts I am Given

by braveandrecklessblog

The mirror  that I look

at myself in is






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March 15, 2017

The Everyday You

by scatterednotebooks

I’m in love with the every day you
hair pulled back
and green tennis shoes
blue jeans and tee shirt

under your nails – still – the dirt
from the garden full of roses
in bloom –
I’m in love with the everyday you

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September 19, 2012

Where Was I?

by Bodhirose


Rose et amour....rosa y amor ....rose d'amour ...

(Photo credit: photosylvia / silabox…occupée)

Where was I for all of those years
When all I could focus on were all of my fears?
I couldn’t make contact, I couldn’t embrace,
I couldn’t look at anyone, square in the face.
I stuttered and stammered with shyness so tense,
I couldn’t show up with any sense of intent.
I couldn’t express my thinking–
Did I even have thoughts?
I was stuck in a place behind a self-made prison wall.

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