In the struggle
To love yourself
-step out of your skin
turn to the shell left behind
cuddle that shell
tell it how precious it is
reassure it endlessly of its worth
promise to guard it with your life
SCREAM this if you have to
hug it
kiss it
step back into it
now believe it
And just DO it!

Β©Vivian Zems


Poets United- Scream