April 17

I wake up each day and say to myself,
“what version of you will you pull from the shelf?”

you see, I’m much more complicated
than the skin I wear outside
what makes me who I am
is who I choose to hide

what lies beneath the surface
are the colors of how I feel
the expertise I’ve mastered
is knowing how to conceal

© Copyright 2014 Melissa Leigh Clarke. All Rights Reserved.

About Melissa Leigh

I believe that every life is full of endless moments that help you, hurt your, change you, inspire you, and allow you to mold yourself into the best version of yourself that you can possibly be. Stories exist in all of us and need to be shared in order to grow.
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