I Dare You

Life is a story only
the narrators are different
I dare you to tell your story
and be comfortable in
your own skin
your own mind

I dare you to smile
when it is raining
and to make a mistake
or three
Now and again

I dare you to be unique
and not let your mistakes
define you
Nor stop you

I dare you to gain
a sense of wonder
and then hold on tight
Never letting it go

I dare you to laugh
out loud
often
Even at inappropriate times

I dare you to love
unconditionally
with abandon
With your whole heart

I dare you to chase
your dreams
Let go of certainty
Become creative

I dare you to be quiet
and listen
and learn
Not preach

I dare you to believe
in yourself
I dare you to dream
for yourself
I dare you to love
yourself
Unconditionally

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I am so glad you are here. Please make yourself at home, here, next to the arm-chair. Let us talk of poetry and life; let us laugh and crack jokes; let us rule the world with our lofty thoughts and electrodes for those out of line.Most likely I will pee a little when we laugh, and my thoughts are usually random rather than lofty, but you know what they say: “The dog of the exceptional wisdom has the bird of sleeping monkeys in his dreams!”Anyway, I was talking to a guy the other day who was high on pot (he was standing on the toilet) and I mentioned my fear of bush hogs and roaches. He comforted me and then asked why I was in the stall with him.So there you go, my full life story nowhere on this page. I feel like we know each other so much better now. Sometimes I’m serious, sometimes I seriously funny, sometimes I’m seriously gassy. I am at all times grateful for your support.If you have an idea to share, or just want to drop a line, you can contact me at peanuttyoh@yahoo.comBe excellent to each other and glitter on glitterbombs.
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Shamala Chandran
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Very difficult dare to accept… to bare the soul… but quite a list of challenges…well put

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