The girls you talk about That “need to be” more reserved They are the queens And you can talk But you’ll never be as fearless as the girl that struts through a crowd, no bra on, with her middle finger up for the ones who say, “she is further perpetuating the idea she is an…

For the days that it is harder to be: Really feel it  The broad spectrum of all you can feel in that day Don’t wait for anything to move you Allow it all to move you Allow the irritability, the aching, the annoyances to come through Let them go Get down to the nitty gritty…

I cry when I read poetry emanating love And hear raps voicing confidence It reminds me of the internal whispers imprisoned within me Once soft, poetic, confident Now screaming like a newborn child To be brought into the world To be free To give this girl I call me the confidence and love she is…

What Are You Doing With Your Life?

You ask the kind of questions I just can’t answer. What do you do? What are you gonna do? First of all, let’s not ask me such general questions that can receive a variety of answers, unless you wanna deal with ADD or hear the excited rambling about how awesome right now feels and all the…

rid of the “I was” and “I will be”, I am. I am trying to understand myself better now, here, all that I AM. trying to not resist any of it, to not even have to try, to flow so easily with the river, but still be able to make my own waves, no matter…

How to Receive Love

we lead by example and teach others how to love us, so it is funny how quick we are to get upset, when someone treats us the way we treat ourselves, shocked that they act like they still love us, when they barely take the time to connect, but how can they know someone who…

be aware of who you surround yourself with just because they’re family does not mean they have your best interest at hand if you use the word family to set high expectations you are going to give them all the power to hurt you when you allow their actions to disappoint you they themselves won’t…

CONFIDENCE AND WORTH

if you say you do something and talk about something you support, why do people feel the need to knock you down to their level and take offense? like.. you’re happy you did something good, even though it may have been simple. some people, who are insecure, always need to make others feel like there is…

have i ever known balance? it seems i am catapulted from two extremes. i can’t even grasp the feelings i once had. no substance compares to the natural high of when you love yourself. the substances only fill the holes of the pieces of you, which you don’t find complete on the days, when looking…

i feel a coldness in my bones an aching of the soul allow and let go let each experience flow you’ll be guided if you don’t resist sensitivity and blindness can ironically help you persist experience gives shape to the beautiful reality you help to create   awake – g.c.