I Choose To Stand In The Sun
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I Choose To Stand In The Sun

A poem.

I Choose To Stand In The Sun

I choose to stand in the sun.
Even if I am the only one.
I am tired of running
And chasing down people
To get them to stay.

I want to feel loved
And to be held by ones
Who will actively say
That they don't want it
Any other way.

If you want to go
I am not going to say no
Leave me be
I will be strong
That much I can guarantee.
I choose love now.

Don't ask me to justify
Or even ask how.
I choose to spend my days
Exactly in the way
That I want.

I choose to stand in the sun.
Feel the warmth on my face.
Your words can no longer
Erase or replace these feelings I state.
I am claiming my space.

Stand with me or not.
I'm done with the chase.
Rooted in place.
Wrapped in the sun's embrace.

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