It’s Okay to Take a Break

But come back. We need you. Justice is a marathon

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We’re supposed to be strong. Have a stiff upper lip. Pull yourself up by those damn imaginary bootstraps. Don’t cry. Wipe those tears away. Why are you so sensitive? Get over yourself. Move on. Get up and get going. Do better. Do more. And don’t fail.




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Carolyn Riker

Carolyn Riker

Poetry is my first love. Inspired by intuition & my chunky ginger cat. My favorite place is by the sea, sipping espressos and daydreaming.

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