Letter to Self

Dear self,

How much have you grown

Since those rainy days

When you swore you were alone

 

I remember your tears,

Your fears and your anger

When you called for help,

But there seemed to be no answer

 

I remember your struggles

And all of your anguish

I remember the anxiety

I remember the sadness

 

But better than all that,

I rememeber your resilience

The strength you possessed

When you decided with confidence

To overcome loneliness

And depression extinguish

 

For that, dear self,

I now know purpose

I have come to accept

That not a single soul is worthless

 

We are all loved, 

As different as we may be

And I am eternally grateful

You helped me see

The extraordinary kind of magic

That lies within me

 

The power to be different,

To be my own self,

To be able to forgive,

 To care for my own health

 

The ability to be passionate,

To rejoice, to illuminate

The right to be unique,

To appreciate my physique

 

To stop thinking of my flaws as imperfections,

But to reflect upon them with deeper introspection

 

Thank you, dear self,

For all of these lessons

And for helping me value

My very own essence

 

From the bottom of my heart

I wish you the best, 

To make the most of this life

And forever be blessed

 

This poem is about: 
Me

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