CHANNILLO

Failure
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For all of those with imposter syndrome

 

Failure

Is a word that follows me

It stalks me down dark hallways

It whispers,

“No.”

 

It is the same voice that says,

“Women don’t preach

Or write poetry

Or fly airplanes

Or become president.”

 

It is the same beast

That accuses me in the dark

With hate filled whispers,

“Lose weight

Do better

Wake up pretty

Look busy

Don’t let them down.”

 

When I wake

It stares at me from the bathroom mirror

It sneers,

“Not good enough.”

 

Then it follows...

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