Meeting Myself

Updated on July 9, 2017
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I am an artist, designer, photographer and writer. See more of my work on cmariearts.

For the first time

I have met myself

After a long period

Of struggle

And disconnect

I finally stepped

Into me

I accepted all of

My past

All of my flaws

All of the

Could have beens

And just saw myself

Raw and exposed

In all of my

Imperfect beauty

I saw the little

Afraid girl

Who didn't

Want to see

The truth

Who feared

Life itself

Who believed

That she couldn't

Do it

I embraced her


Into this new way

Of being

This was a beginning

For me

For my soul to grow

To become who

I was meant to be

All along

I challenge you

To do the same

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      • Frank Atanacio profile image

        Frank Atanacio 

        19 months ago from Shelton

        this was very clever.. bravo..

      • Perspycacious profile image

        Demas W Jasper 

        23 months ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

        I went back and edited two books, and both are ready for print. Several others are in the final edit stage, and I started another yesterday outlined to the end in my mind, though we never know where the characters might take us until it is all down in final form. I am somewhat hurrying due to my late start in life, but life may not have reached its final form either. Best wishes, Demas

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        23 months ago from East Coast Canada

        Finding oneself is a truly wonderful gift. So happy for you.

        Having similar experiences in the past, likely to find myself in this repetitive cycle...losing oneself and finding myself anew.

        Beautifully written Caroline Marie!

      • carolinemd21 profile imageAUTHOR

        Caroline Marie 

        23 months ago

        Thank you Rasma, yes we do. :)

        Thank you Eric. I am glad it did. :)

        Thank you Kenneth. I will. :)

      • kenneth avery profile image

        Kenneth Avery 

        23 months ago from Hamilton, Alabama

        Dear Caroline . . .

        Amazing; Lovely writing. I admire your writing talent, Caroline.

        Keep up the great work.

        Write me anytime and stay in touch.


      • Gypsy Rose Lee profile image

        Gypsy Rose Lee 

        2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

        Nice poetic thoughts. Once in awhile we need to look deeper into ourselves.

      • Ericdierker profile image

        Eric Dierker 

        2 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

        Very nice. I felt like I had been there.

      • carolinemd21 profile imageAUTHOR

        Caroline Marie 

        2 years ago

        Hi Demas,

        My column is going well, but I am putting more focus on design right now. How are you doing in your writing? I read that you are writing a book? How interesting!

      • Perspycacious profile image

        Demas W Jasper 

        2 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

        How is your column writing coming along?

      • carolinemd21 profile imageAUTHOR

        Caroline Marie 

        2 years ago

        HI Perspycacious, yes we are all growing into something new everyday. That is the beautiful thing about life. Things are always changing.

      • Perspycacious profile image

        Demas W Jasper 

        2 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

        Flawed but growing into us. Aren't we all?


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