Out of Hiding

Did some editing on Out of Hiding. Let me know what you think. I Loooove comments. : )


I was taught to be modest,

or maybe it was meek.

Things like, “If you don’t have anything nice to say…..” and

“turn the other cheek.”

I am no longer playing by those rules.

No longer hiding who I am.

A lifetime of feeling different,

afraid of being judged,

is a thing of the past.

Now that I let my true self show

I hear, “You’re classy.  You’re vibrant!  You glow!

I used to hide

the scar on my forehead thinking others would find me unattractive.

Nobody even notices.

I used to soften my square jaw with a long hair style, as I had been instructed to do.

My new stylist says, “It’s an asset.  Show it off! It’s a strength for you.”

I cut my own hair now….ultra short punk!  Showing off my square jawline and high cheekbones.

I get more compliments on my appearance than I have in…

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About Suzanne

I write poetry, flash fiction, quotes and personal essays. Words flow forth like a river that cannot be dammed. Writing is my soul.
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