getting better

something’s brewing
changing colors to new
tingling out the green
blossoming into orange, red, yellow hues
im shivering
these goosebump condensation rumps
forming, flying up my arms
im far from dying
im first world surviving
the reality equivalent of thriving
excavated
a fragmented skull bone
of who i are
meaning the tiniest essence of who i can be
keeps encountering me
destroying me mentally
exhausting me intimately
construed to believe i was built for greatness
or didn’t i build myself to this great hit?
yet while in the pits of lions
with everything stripped naked
i realize everything i had was a gift
and that i was built to reflect greatness
and that in the midst of struggle
i can choose to exude
a trusting patience
endless graces
i am left undone

©Kira Shymn

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2 comments
  1. Yes, we all are made in His image … designed to reflect our Creator’s greatness. As such, you can chase that negativity right outta your hair! (Hey, isn’t there a song that goes something like that?🤪)

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  2. Struggle, growth, authenticity – captured brilliantly in this piece! At least what I’m taking away from this. Lovely!

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