what would happen if i stopped playing small?

 

what would happen

if i reached inside

and pulled out all the dripping magic i hide

and showed all it to the world? 

what would happen

if i stood tall

in my gritty goddess glory

and roared? 

what would happen

if i spoke exactly as loudly

as my soul begs me to? 

what would happen if i

stopped playing small? 

magical things would happen. 

my jeweled destiny would unfurl in front of me.

my cells would smile and vibrate in rapturous harmony. 

i'd lick the moon and ride stars to far-away galaxies. 

playing small is a bullshit existence

i'm going to

play big

play real

play awesome 

i'm going to live, speak, breathe, and love

from the harrowing depths

of my soul. 

like it or not, love it or not

here i am. 

here i fucking am.