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Garden Daydreams: Worthy, a poem

Another poem in the series, “Garden Daydreams.”  It is my attempt to read between the lines of photos I have taken this past year – to try to find the whispers of meaning and the stories yet untold.  I hope you enjoy them.






I’ve settled in

to my own skin,

no longer


by the


the goodbyes,

the non-disclosure

of true feelings.

I can’t afford


wasted breath

on trying to rise

to the occasion,

to live up to

the expectation

of those who refuse

to be genuine.

This is me –

This is me –

and though

I may be


there’s beauty still

in the song I carry,

in the arms held wide

in willing embrace,

in the smiling face

I share with anyone

who’s willing to notice,

if only they

were willing to see.

This is me –

This is me –

and had they only

given me a chance

I could have

proven myself


of their view.


© Sumyanna 2020



Writer of poetry and seeker of knowledge. I hope to inspire and be inspired by my words and the world around me.

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