I’ve a video here waiting
To unearth what lies beneath.
Brings to end all my self-hating,
E’en though some may gnash their teeth.
Here’s the thing, and long time coming;
Care no longer what you think.
Sounds self-centered – unbecoming,
But my life was on the brink.
“YOU’RE SO SELFISH – think of Others!”
I can hear you say again;
But the truth is by YOUR druthers
I could ne’er reach through My Pain.
Self-disclosure invites grumbles
From the ones I hold so dear
But inside are growing rumbles;
Time for quiet – end of fear.
Paradoxical – the answer:
Love of Self means More for You
Excise shame just like a cancer,
Healthy hearts give Love that’s True.