Because You Smile, People Assume Your World Is Full of Honey and Milk.

Because You Are Optimistic, People Assume Everything You Touch Turns to Gold,

Because You Cry, People Assume You Are Sad,

Because You Are Introverted, People Assume You Are Boring,

Because You Channel Light, People Assume You’ve Never Seen Darkness,

Because You Are Moody, People Assume You Are Depressed,

Because You Are Different, People Call You Weird,

Because You Are Jovial, People Call You Fake,

Because You Are Generous, People Assume You Have a Lot to Give,

Because You Are Compassionate, People Assume You Are Weak,

Because You Ask Many Questions, People Assume You Are Dumb,

Because You Love Fun, People Assume You Are Irresponsible,

Because You Are Saved, People Assume You Are Naive,

Because You Shine, People Assume You’ve Never Been Tainted,

Because You Daydream, People Assume You Are Lazy,

Because You Are Single, People Assume You Are Lonely,

Because You Fear Death, People Assume You Are Not Living,

Because You Are Silent, People Assume You Cannot Stand Up for Yourself,

Because You Are Broken, People Assume You Cannot Forge On.


What sets you apart can sometimes feel like a burden and it’s not. And a lot of the time it’s what makes you great. Just because your path is different doesn’t mean you are lost. People will walk in and out of your life but the once that really matter leave footprints.

Copyrights © 2019 Eva Mwangi

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