Beautiful

Inhale Peace; Exhale Love. Joy will Follow! - RUELHA

The song ‘Beautiful’ (2002) by Christina Aguilera inspired me to write this poem. Like all my music-inspired poems, I suggest playing the song{which I have embedded below for your convenience} as you read; it truly elevates the experience!

Beautiful – poem by Ruelha

I don't want to go out into the world
Inside my blanket, I want to lay curled
And hide myself
In loneliness to dwell

I fear nobody will accept me
When I look into the mirror, all I see
Is disappointment and shame
Mixed with tears and pain

I'd rather stay away from people
That is the best principle
I don't want to dodge more daggers
I'm already injured; and my walk is staggered

Yes, that used to be me But, that's no longer my reality Today, I don't mind you staring Because I'm no longer comparing I don't care about the models on Ftv I'll continue…

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