You are a goddess
Even if you don't lose those 5 pounds
And while I'm looking at you
Through this mirror
I can firmly say
You're the most beautiful person
I've ever seen
And will ever see
the flowing of the river
takes me away
I will never love again
but for now this water is enough
I can let go, but I will never move on. Love you always.
spiders crawling onto my back
In Italy we say
that when you eat
a new kind of fruit
for the first time in the year
you can make a wish
so I spent two weeks
eating exotic and strange fruits
but you still haven't came back to me
See her? With the impeccable taste in fashion?
She's top of her class in calculus. You probably didn't know that.
See him? With the fearless glint in his eye?
He's studying science, but he has the soul of a poet. Tests lie.
See her? Buried behind a stack of books nine tall and three deep?
She's terrified that she'll get a B, because, to her, that's failing.
See him? Museum-quality doodles and red ink decorate his papers.
He'll be president one day, if he can find something that he loves.
See me? No, actually you probably don't see me. Why would you?
I've managed to dangle from the rim of the outskirts of life so far.
Someone once told me that seeing gifts is a gift itself. Maybe it's true.
But, didn't they ever tell you that geniuses doubt themselves, too?
That we doubt ourselves most of all?
Your story is just as important as the ones all around you.