Silence Them

 

 

They always have a second opinion

Those whispers

inside your head

 

They’re those tiny voices

you hear when you read

inside your head.

“Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall”

And I’m sure he was happy,

just as you are,

until you’ve both

had a great fall.

 

Defeat is what summons their opposites

from the dark corners

inside your head

Feasting on the emotions like

Anger

Jealousy

Shame

To them, it’s all sweet treat

 

The voices prepare for their first attack

In the disguise of a Trojan Horse

“It’s okay”

“You tried your best”

They laugh at their worthless consolations

 

Next, they tell you it’s not okay

Your best was not enough

You are not enough

 

They are the conductors of this orchestra

Leading a symphony of your insecurities

They get louder

And louder

AND LOUDER

Then crescendo hits its peak

And leaves you weak

 

But see here’s the thing

You can’t let Them win

You can’t give their words power

 

Learn to change that toxic friendship

With yourself

You wouldn’t like a friend that never supported you

So why not start

With yourself

 

They will always be part of you

No matter what you do

But learn to take control of the volume

Before you are consumed

 

Inhale the confidence

and exhale the doubt

You are amazing

You are loved

You are stronger than them

 

But in our order to do this

You must learn to

Silence Them

 

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