Joshua Aaron Guillory

Happy Am I To Be Myself

Happy am I
To be myself
And not live a lie
As someone else.

Topic(s) of this poem: courage, happiness, happy, honesty, me, myself, peace, real, true

Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 16, 2017

Form: Quatrain


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Comments about Happy Am I To Be Myself by Joshua Aaron Guillory

  • Robert Parkington (6/12/2019 11:28:00 AM)

    I totally agree with you, Joshua. From reading your words, there's not a realer or truer person than you. I see the Black in you, the White in you, the Native American in you, all people in you. I can see me in you, the best of me. If I could choose God to be any man, it would be you.

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  • Jennifer BirchallJennifer Birchall (6/7/2019 4:15:00 AM)

    Always be happy in your own skin. Great words.

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    Joshua Aaron Guillory(6/11/2019 1:37:00 PM)

    Great words! One's skin, one's blood, one's true thorough ancestry; one's self, one's soul, one's indispensable nature :)

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  • Sylvia Frances ChanSylvia Frances Chan (5/6/2019 7:11:00 AM)

    That´s the way we all should, dear poet, truly tnspiring and encouraging words in this poem. Excellently worded.

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  • Joshua Aaron Guillory (12/13/2017 5:28:00 AM)

    ''Slavery is hell. Freedom is heaven. Deception is warfare. Honesty is peace.'' - Joshua Aaron Guillory (03/13/2017,12 A.M. CST)

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  • Joshua Aaron Guillory (12/13/2017 4:27:00 AM)

    ''Living with authenticity means that who you appear to be to others is who you really are. Your beliefs, your values, your commitments, your inner realities are all reflected in how you live your life on the outside. The more you live authentically, as who you truly are, the more peace you will experience.'' - Barbara De Angelis, 'How Did I Get Here? Ch.6 (Will the Real Me Please Stand Up?) Sect. (The Search for the Authentic Self)

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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (11/24/2017 5:52:00 PM)

    Realizing self awakens life with beauty of values. Life realizes joy in glitter of wisdom. Beautiful poem is well penned...10

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  • Rose Marie Juan-austinRose Marie Juan-austin (11/16/2017 9:37:00 PM)

    An encouraging words about being yourself. Another great write.

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    Joshua Aaron Guillory(11/17/2017 4:33:00 AM)

    Thank you very much, Rose, for your beautiful comment. Your words are encouraging as well.

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  • Bernard F. AsuncionBernard F. Asuncion (11/16/2017 7:34:00 PM)

    Such an inspiring poem, Joshua.....

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    Joshua Aaron Guillory(11/16/2017 8:26:00 PM)

    Thank you very much, Bernard, for your beautiful words. And that was my intention: to help inspire or free people :)

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