Evolution

I could longer
run
hide
deny
because it ate away my soul

I could longer
fight
pretend
act invisible
because it eroded my identity

So I learned to
see My-self
accept who I am
have self-compassion
embrace growth and change

I slowly evolved

Now, even on those darkest days
there is light in my soul
dancing in the sun
and hope in my heart
©Alexis Rose, image: Pixabay
Thank you for reading my books: If I Could Tell You How It Feels, and Untangled, A Story of Resilience, Courage, and Triumph      

 

27 thoughts on “Evolution

  1. Through my poems, I might be seen weak since that is the place where I outpour, but burning into ashes every day can tell me that I have the strongest smile when it occurs. 🌹

    Like

  2. Thank You, my friend. Your encouragement definitely keeps me motivated. I’ll come to your new little house and say words to you when you feel sad. 😊❤️

    Like

  3. I love this. This is where I find myself at the moment. Discovering that those things that I hated about myself where the things that made me who I am and that there’s no shame in being myself, is freeing. I know why I am the way I am. A culmination of the way my brain works and my trauma history. Accepting ourselves warts and all can be difficult, but so liberating. ❤

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s