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You may be
Broken
And lost
And tired
And lonely

You may want to lay your head to rest
And shut your eyes
And shut your heart
And fall asleep
And forget
Everything
That once made you cry

You may be full
Of nightmares
And demons
And voices that scream in the middle of the night
And empty shells of what once was hope
And happiness
And love

But you are also
Growing
And learning
And changing
And feeling

And you there are so many things
You haven’t done
So many places
You haven’t been
So many laughs
To laugh

So many tears
To cry

And you are made
Of stardust
And flowers
And rainy afternoons
By the fireplace

And you are as beautiful
As the shooting stars you wish upon
And the angels you dream about at night
And the snowflakes falling on your fingertips

And all the landscapes were made for your eyes
The rain was made to caress your weary skin
And this world was made for you

For your lovely touch
And your curious gaze

And when you smile
The stars shine a little brighter

And when you cry
The clouds, somewhere, cry for you

And you deserve
To look in the mirror
And see

Someone beautiful
umm so lately I've been thinking a lot about how I need to love myself more
so I wrote this as sort of a reminder for myself! But it isn't inspired on myself. This goes out to all of you, alright?
You are all beautiful and lovely and you deserve to be loved and to be able to love yourself.
I've seen so many people say they're worthless and they're trash.... and i can't do much, but i just hope you'll all be able to smile sincerely one day.

i hadn't written anything in ages haha ;;
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Resonance21 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so beautifully well-written. :heart: It's highly visual, it's deeply touching, it flows well and it has a wonderful message. Everything a great poem should be. :)

I went through most of my childhood not loving myself enough either. It's something that is majorly important, and I am very glad to see someone spreading the message in such a beautiful way. I hope that you are able to love yourself even better as years pass, because you seem like a wonderful person. I know this will inspire others like myself to keep going in our journey with it too. Thank you.

I am a writer myself, but I write novels instead of poems. I used to play around with poetry, but I don't have anywhere near your level of talent. You really did an excellent job. :aww:

Have a wonderful day, dear. :rose:
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crabsandunicorns Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2013  Student Digital Artist
aaaaaaaaa I've just had this comment laying around in my inbox for so long because it's so sweet ;vvvvv;
First of all thank you for taking the time!

I'm very glad to hear that. If I could inspire just one person in that way, that's the best thing I could ever ask for. Self esteem is often underrated! It can be really hard to start loving one's self, but it's important to try. I'm glad to hear you have realized this <3

Ah well, to be honest I don't write very often! I'm more of a visual artist. Sometimes inspiration strikes and I just start writing. it's always come naturally to me,,, I guess it must be because I read a lot?
Thank you so much once again :heart: you too, keep up the good work! you seem like such a lovely person too :iconsweethugplz:
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Resonance21 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Awww!~ ;v; you are most welcome sweetheart! I am so glad to hear that!

Yes, you did a beautiful job. I am so glad to hear you have realized it as well, and then spread the message out to help others <3 ;v;

Aww, well, I think it is definitely a result of you reading a lot, and I think you have quite a bit of natural skill when it comes to writing! I am more of a writer than a visual artist, but I do both when I can :aww: I just wish I had time for more art to post here, but I haven't lately. Maybe soon ^^

You are so welcome dear :huggle: I am so glad you were uplifted by my comment. It's my pleasure. ^^ When I see talent, I am sure to let the person know. ^_^

Bless your heart :heart: Have a wonderful day once again. :rose: And sorry for the late reply!


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crystaleye111 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013
So beautiful! Is it aright if I write a journal and use this and link you in it? I think its just so beautiful Im Crying Rainbows So Much Plz 
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crabsandunicorns Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013  Student Digital Artist
kjsdfhskd HSFKSF !!!!!!!!!!!
of course it's okay!! gggghhhhhh i'm so glad to know people liked it so much :heart: thank you, this made me really happy aaaaaa ;vvvvvvv;
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crystaleye111 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013
Im so glad it made you happy YAYAY!!!!   5 seconds hug 
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VioletPenrose Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
There is too much sorrow in the poetry on here- it's the love of life and the world and nature that uplifts our human spirit <3 I hope to write poems like this that push through the clouds like a ray of sun and make people see that there is always light if we seek it! <3
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crabsandunicorns Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013  Student Digital Artist
that is such a noble goal :heart: I'm sure you can do great things through your writing, if you put your heart into it. Cheers!
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Shark-Ink Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Fucking, fuck. This is amazing and completely perfect in every way and made me feel so many emotions... It is so powerful and visual. That impact. My feels! :iconthefeelsplz: This is true beauty.
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crabsandunicorns Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Thank you so much! It's the best thing ever to know my art can touch people <3
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