(Honouring the #worldpoetryday today, 21st March...)
I was trying to articulate my thoughts...
As I was trying to untie the creative knots,
The words that juggled inside me,
Simply wanted to flow out & be free...
Pop, they wanted to come out!
The way they are, unpolished & uncut...
They didn't bother about the appropriate time,
They didn't care for the rhyme.
All they wanted was an outlet to ooze out,
All they wanted was joy of expression & shout.
They told me not to hold back, not to fear,
But to go out & live my dream so dear...
They told me that this life is for once,
So why wait for the right time; just dance?!
"Go for it", they screamed inside me.
Unless you take a step, how will you be free?!
Then I asked myself,"Who is holding me back?"
"I don't find anyone but myself"...
"Is there anything that I lack?"
"Not really, I have it all"....
"More than I can recall".
Over time I let fears overpower me,
I let inaction define me;
I let a default life take me through,
I forgot when I last challenged myself & outgrew...
"Yes, it was me,only me!"
"I screamed to myself with joy & glee."
For I realized who that captive is,
For I realized who is the one who can recreate the magic within.
As I stood in front of the mirror,
Tears of joy trickled down & I opened the locked door...
A door to immense possibility, creation & growth,
Yes, I was holding myself & that's the truth.
But, not anymore...
Finally I let it flow, I let it out pour.
A life of fulfillment & fullest expression,
I let myself fly & soar high,
And I do it with joy & passion...
Coach to People Leaders, Start-up Founders & Transitioning professionals