Step by step

Copyright Marie Kléber

(It was like this before
I would stay behind
I would not ask
I would keep my voice down
I would say “I understand”
And not getting anything of what was said

Just so I won’t feel vulnerable

It was like this before
People laughing
Kids playing
Teachers pointing at me
Bad marks
Unhappy feelings

It was like this before
Fitting in
Staying unseen
Playing it by the rules
Ackowledging mistakes I didn’t make

Every step is a change
In a new direction
Allowing myself to be
Vulnerable
And yet
Strong

Every day I release old scars
Moving on to brighter days
Where being myself
Is not seen as a failure
Anymore

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10 thoughts on “Step by step”

  1. I am glad you have understood that when people try to belittle you or your achievements, they are giving vent to their own insecurities and dealing with their own fears. Stay strong Marie and be yourself. Stay blessed.

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  2. You DO NOT HAVE any problem… just the other ones who are not able to understand how great you are. Thank you so much for this wonderful image and this very touching text. Kindest greetings

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