Inside Out

The outside is frayed Worn, faded Sometimes we see this As an extension of our inner being Wearing a smile to counter our appearance Of less-than Comparing ourselves to those “above” And falling short Because we look on the outside Can we turn it inside… out? Spend more time cultivating kindness Than shininess and spotlessness?…

You’re Beautiful

You’re beautiful Yes, you You who have a screw loose or two You who have a crooked nose Or got left out of the who’s who show You’re beautiful You are unique You are chosen   Why do we see ourselves as not enough As unnoticed Or unloved As though we have to reach the…

Go…Go…Go

Go…go… go… If I stop I might Find out what it means To really be alive   I might fall into the pit Of relaxation And stay forever On vacation   Better keep it up Better not slow down Better always wear a smile Instead of a frown And I’m feelin’ like a clown Busyness…