I Need, I Feel, I Want...

I need…

to slow down, to breathe

to protect my energy

to put myself first

I need…

time to process

to cry to release

I need help


I feel…

afraid to fail

uncertain to move

anxious with my own thoughts

I feel…

unsure sharing myself with the world

i’m not good enough

I feel small, but also


I want to…

be heard

be seen

be free

I want to...

trust myself

go my own pace

I want to say No without guilt


I need, I feel, I want…

I,


Simple words often too difficult to say,

yet so freeing to say out loud


-Taking Up Space

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