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Self Esteem

Self Esteem

A Poem by Cari Lynn Vaughn

Consumed by others opinions of you and their acceptance or rejection of you.

Self Esteem

You put a drop in the sea
But the drop consumes the ocean
And I cannot live with this fat ugly person
that is me
I cannot stop this loathsome emotion
My salvation
My very death
When you stop breathing
My Breath

© 2018 Cari Lynn Vaughn

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Cari Lynn Vaughn
Published in Journey Without A Map and Butterfly Chains Collection

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Added on October 5, 2018
Last Updated on October 5, 2018
Tags: Self-Esteem, Co-dependency, Ocean, Self-Hate, Loathsome, Emotion, Consumed, Breath, Death


Cari Lynn Vaughn
Cari Lynn Vaughn

Mt Vernon, MO

Writing is not a hobby or career, but a way of life and way of looking at things. I've been writing seriously since I was 9 years old when I wrote, produced and starred in a play called "The Muggin.. more..