angryasianfeminist

I look for validation sometimes
in the form of numbers on
social networking sites
the number of notes,
number of followers,
number of likes.

If we’re being honest,
I think they make me hate
myself a little less.

If we’re being honest
I would tell you that
I feel like too much
all the time.

I need reminders
that it’s okay
to be bursting
at the seams,
that people still
like me even
when I have trouble
liking myself.

The stretchmarks
on my skin are
reminding
me that I’m
too much for my own
skin to handle.

I feel like
explosions trapped in
a body sometimes.

I don’t know how to
be any less than I am.

This is for anyone
that feels like too much
of anything.

I hope you never
let anyone water you down.

Write this down:
I validate my own existence.

Write it anywhere you’ll see it often.
Remind yourself until you start
to believe it.

For what it’s worth,
if you think you’re a handful,
most people have got two.

If they don’t,
people have ears to listen,
arms to hold you,
mouths to comfort you.

Let them breathe you in.

  • YOU'RE GOING TO MEET SO MANY FANTASTIC AND AMAZING AND FASCINATING PEOPLE AND THERE WILL BE MESMERIZING SUNSETS AND THINGS YOU WANNA TAKE PICTURES OF AND BOOKS TO WRITE AND YOU JUST HAVE TO HOLD ON FOR ALL THESE THINGS THE WORLD HOLDS