Courage

Perfectionism

We never fully satisfy it

Thoughts of self compassion make it cringe

Often it deceives

Faultfinding limits our potential

Cuts off love and belonging in life

So scratch that-be free

There's something much more satisfying 

Highly worth our acknowledgement and chase

-Thoroughgoing love.

It calls us by name, proclaims value

Despite the shortcomings, we're treasured

Don't conform-stay true

People hustle for it, though own it

Embrace this truth, for we were set free

Here and now-receive

This poem is about: 
Me
My family
My community
My country
Our world
Poetry Terms Demonstrated: 

Comments

Need to talk?

If you ever need help or support, we trust CrisisTextline.org for people dealing with depression. Text HOME to 741741