it's okay.

i have often neglected
to tell myself that
it is okay
to feel lost.

Photo by Fabian Irsara on Unsplash

Photo by Fabian Irsara on Unsplash

it is okay to feel behind.
untalented. insufficient.
unremarkable. in need of permission.

Edited . Photo by  Chris Lawton  on  Unsplash  

Edited. Photo by Chris Lawton on Unsplash 

like a ship with tattered sails
or a captain with vague navigation skills
and a loose steering wheel.

it is okay to feel these things.

Photo by  Zhifei Zhou  on  Unsplash

Photo by Zhifei Zhou on Unsplash

it’s just not okay to believe them.

 

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