I was reading here on the mighty about acceptance and it got me thinking....overthinking in fact, so much so that I wrote a poem about it. It’s not great but I hope it gives comfort to some of you who feel like you can’t be accepted for who you are.
Acceptance and love people claim comes from above..
Yet when it comes to it is “acceptance” in most instances real?
Is it some fictions phrase or is it something YOU feel?
Is it something you really need from anyone else?
Or is it something we can give to ourself?
Can you come and put this on for size??
With most people they say they “accept” you but that’s only lies..
What then is true acceptance?
Is it love? Unconditionally provided to you?
Or...is it something else worth working to?
Because you can and will..Find others’ acceptance still..
The true kind..the kind you’d always wished you’d find..
For now just work on yourself..
That is true acceptance
So put the nasty opinions of others back on the shelf..where they belong!
You only need acceptance from yourself because YOU are strong! - a short poem by camron botha
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