SOLITARY CONFINEMENT

The time is at hand
The necessity of change
Meditating on the emptiness
Reflecting to gain strength

Shifting perspective
From a sense of sheer urgency
A higher price on personal value
With a built-in guarantee

Cultivating self-worth
By looking within
That makes comparing
Entirely unnecessary

Casting a solitary circle
Taking stock of individuality
Positive inner qualities
Unique and hidden talents

Focusing on the goodness
The blessings that abound
Moving away from the darkness
Letting go of what is lacked

Learning to be worthy
Of blessings and esteem
Healing from within
Reclaiming a soul of beauty

Acknowledging that missteps
Are simply part of the process
Self worth is independent
Of how one is measured

Finding and making peace
In both emptiness and fullness
Somewhere between reality
And all that’s ever been dreamed

©2011 Jill Terry

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Riding the current of life's changing tides, while capturing my journey in images and words... View all posts by jill

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