The Voice

There is a voice inside of you,

That whispers all day long.

It’s beautiful and independent and oh so powerful,

It’s stronger than a lions heart.

 

I admire the decisions you make,

I admire your grit and determination.

I admire your eyes and that cute little smile,

I admire your ambition and that feisty laugh.

 

I don’t know what it’s like to be you,

Trudging through that storm inside.

But I’ll tell you what I am certain of,

Something I figured in our time apart.

 

You are a special human being I recognise,

One who’s just unaware of her might.

Your lethal combination of beauty and brains,

Is what sets you apart.

 

And I haven’t even mentioned your vibe yet,

Your ever radiating happiness and confidence,

I wish I could elaborate the effect it has on me,

Puts me at ease and makes me feel secure.

 

There will come a day when you’ll actually realise your worth,

Become aware of all the good things you deserve.

And when that day comes I’m afraid I won’t make the cut,

And that we’ll grow apart is what makes me insecure.

 

-The Travellothoner

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  1. I really enjoy your writing. It feels like you’re writing about someone you love who has mental illness. It’s interesting to see poetry about mental illness (or at least with shared themes) written from the perspective of a loved one rather than the one suffering. I write about my mental illness, so I find this really interesting. Thanks for sharing. Looking forward to reading more

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