When did we start saying ‘no’ to honesty?
Why do we now bury our hearts
underneath a blanket of um’s and ah’s
never fully committing to an opinion
a side of the coin?
Instead of standing in our power
announcing “This is who I am.”
“This is what I want.”
“This is who I love.”
We live in a world where we are constantly told to ask permission
to seek acceptance
to fit in
It is a sad reality that it is now necessary to be told
that it is okay to be who you are
to do what you love
to live a life based purely on passion,
before you actually feel that it is okay to break the rules
to live on your own terms
to live for the magic of the setting sun and the rising moon,
instead of the chaos of the “normal”
the “sit down, be quiet and do what what you’re told.”
Because it was always okay
it will always be okay
to live a life that you yourself have designed.