You Belong – A Poem

Artwork by Catrin Welz-Stein . Written for prompt at DversePoets.

You are home

in mind & heart,

You belong – just as you are.

Betwixt this business

between the

nostalgic magic of

sleeping sunbeams

and the reality of a

million imperfect stars-

You are enough-

You are home,

You are not alone-

and you are loved.

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About Gretchen Leary

I am 32 years old, I live in the Boston area, and I am writing from the perspective of an individual with Asperger's Syndrome.
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7 Responses to You Belong – A Poem

  1. lillian says:

    Love this poem of affirmation! So fitting for the image. So glad you posted to the prompt 🙂

  2. This works for me. I am def a home body and am loved.

  3. Frank Hubeny says:

    It is good to be reminded that we are at home and loved.

  4. This is lovely Gretchen, and that last line is so important… we all need to hear that.

  5. hypercryptical says:

    These are beautiful words Gretchen, and I agree with Bjorn, the last line is so very important, words so much needed.
    Anna :o].

  6. “just as you are” there is a sweetness in this painting –

  7. Grace says:

    The ending lines are beautiful affirmations specially you are loved!

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