you are worthy.

listen to the stars as they shine
for you,
hoping that you’ll climb your way
up to them and grab them
and keep them in your heart
and at night, when it gets
too dark for you,
they’ll whisper and tell you
that you’re worthy as they
shine through you.
listen and look at the wildflowers,
who don’t listen to anyone,
who do not worry,
who grow where they please
and take them,
and put them on your head,
replacing the shame that
hung over you
and listen to them sing that
you’re worthy.
but most of all,
listen to your heart.
listen to its beat, listen
to its melody, to its
song for you.
listen and know and believe
that you are worthy.