Ego

She said it again this morning; she tells me every day.

“I don’t know why you bother. Nothing will come of it.”

And every day I push back. Reach for one more minute, one more word. Someday I will shut her up.


18 responses to “Ego

  1. I relate to every syllable.

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  2. Or maybe she tells you that so you can prove her wrong again and again. As you do again and again.

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  3. I have that voice in my head too, which is why I don’t write as much as used to. This is on point. Nice job!

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  4. Don’t listen since you are so good. Silence her by your stunning pieces

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  5. Kalpana solsi

    And one day she will have to keep mum.

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  6. Keep pushing back my friend. I’ve read your words, heard them in person. She’s got nothin on you. #unicorn. xo

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  7. I relate to this as well. I keep pushing back against the voice of uncertainty. Keep on pushing, Christine. I love that one day you will shut her up.

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  8. That’s actually the superego, I think. If I’m remembering my Freud right.

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