"Sometimes you have to be honest with yourself and admit that maybe, just maybe, you're the venom." @deliciarashad
Being honest with myself has been my number one priority through the year. I want to be able to know myself truthfully. The good, the bad, and the ugly. This has gotten easier through sharing my poetry and taking time in solitude to really reflect.
But to be honest, doing this solo hasn't been that helpful. I recently caught up with my soul friend and in the midst of telling her my recent doings, she became extremely concerned. After repeating some of what I told her, it became clear that I wasnt taking care of myself. ----
Along with that, it became apparent that I had a few new areas of reconstruction to handle. I had completely lost my sense of self. Or so, that's how I felt. Now I'm noticing some toxic behaviors I've had in the past and I'm questioning when and why I have begun revert to old poor behavior and picking up new ones? ----
Falling off this badly calls for some true self-care and reevaluation of my priorities. Between work, school, my book, and attempting to maintain a social life, I forgot to just take some real time out to decompress and check in with myself. So please y'all, take care of yourself and remember to check in with yourself every once in a while. You could be doing more damage to yourself than you think without even thinking of it.
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