Shawn L. Bird

Original poetry, commentary, and fiction. All copyrights reserved.

poem-becoming January 1, 2021

Filed under: poem,Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 2:18 am
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creating ourselves means choosing

if I want to be a person whose home is full of original art

I must begin by buying supporting artists

if I want to be a person who is confident enough to wear red lipstick

I must put the lipstick on my lips.

If I want to be a person who dances in the rain

I must head outside during the storm.

Whatever I desire

I must dare.


4 Responses to “poem-becoming”

  1. Right, I’m going out to dip myself in the lake! Outside temperature is currently 4 degrees….yippee!

  2. Jim Stewart Says:

    Yes. Happy New Year.

  3. elkascott Says:

    Really needed to see this. Great poem. ❤️

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