Worth It

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassions, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.”
– Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Worth It

by Carmen H Gray

Beyond the precarious waves

Beyond the drowning devastation

Thrust out into the depths



You buoyed me

Sustained me

Because I was worth it

Because I hold gravity

Because I am of consequence

Because I am