Clean- A Poem about Self-Worth
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Clean- A Poem about Self-Worth

Everyone is worthy of living, we just have to realize it.

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Author's Note: I wrote this poem because I constantly struggle with my self-worth. However over the years I have realized that I am worthy of love as are we all. I encourage you to tell someone how much you love them and to tell yourself that you are worthy of love. You are beautiful and amazing. So please share this and I hope you all have a wonderful day! God Bless!!!

Clean- 11/12/2017

I am clean

As clean as the day I was brought into this world

A fresh slate

A snowflake

A cold rain

Anything but ruined,

Or at least that’s what they tell me.

But how can I believe them?

How am I worthy?

I cannot even begin to imagine how

From my view I am dripping in blood

Covered in sin

Saturated to the point of nothingness

So, tell me how in the world can I be clean?

Yet by everyone else I am told of all my accomplishments

My goals

My wisdom

My peace

I am a warrior

A scholar

A musician

An artist

An idealist

And so much more

I desperately want to think this is all true,

But is it?

The world doesn’t think so

The odds are stacked against me,

Or at least that’s what they say

But if I’m not clean then what do I have to lose?

Nothing, I take the risk

I put everything I have into all that I do

I write books

I give speeches

I dream

I am loved

The world never hated me

They loved me all along

It wasn’t the world that thought I wasn’t clean

It was me

But I don’t need anyone to tell me that I’m not clean

No one but me



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