Impostor

Daily 100 words #14 — a poem (14/10/19)

Tassia Agatowski
Oct 14, 2019 · 1 min read
Photo by Alex Iby on Unsplash

I can do this.
I can do this.

These people have no idea what’s going on
Inside my head…
And they don't need to know
That my confidence is a facade —
To them, it makes no difference.

A smile
A smile is all it takes.
Open body gestures.
Keep smiling, dammit.

Even if it’s just pretending —
Keep pretending and maybe you’ll enjoy it —
No more impostor.

Stand up straight,
Keep breathing,
Stay calm,
And don’t stop smiling.

You can do this.
You can totally do this.

And you know you can.
You are capable,
You are strong,
You are qualified.

You can do this.

Part of a monthly experiment to write 100 words first thing in the morning, before I even get out of bed. Feel free to get in touch if you want to join me, I’d love to see your work — hello@nightskycreative.org

Tassia Agatowski

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Co-founder of Night Sky Creative • Marketer • Advocate for equal rights and sustainable living • Feminist • Poet • FREE promo tips: http://eepurl.com/gLLVHf

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Tassia Agatowski

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