Brave {a poem}

do you know how many
people walk their way
through life never wanting
to be more than what they
are, never giving their selves
the chance to open their
hearts and be bold and
risk it all? do you know
how many people don’t
write the stories they want
to share, the poems they want
to write, the songs they want
to sing, the art they want
to make? do you know how
many people deny their selves
the opportunity to be brave, the
chance to be bold, to live in
bright colors instead of black
and white? do you know how
many people live in a cage,
afraid to love, afraid to live,
afraid to hope, afraid to feel,
afraid to be? do you know
how many people don’t let
their souls be vulnerable and
beautiful and wonderful? i
hope you’re not one of them.

brave, my poem

Friend, don’t waste your life thinking that you’re not good enough to chase your dreams, to do what you were made to do, and to be who you were meant to be. You are a wonderful creation, beautiful and bold and bright. Made to do great things. Made to reflect Glory. Made with wonder. Don’t give up on who you are. Open the doors of your heart and step out. Leave the darkness behind and step into the light. Go be wonderful. Go be amazing. Go be brave and bold. Go.

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