Present yourself in an artistic way
Thats what I have to do today
But why should I present myself when everyone will project their own image on me.
An image that you can hold on to
An image that you will form based on what you hear and see
Apart from what I am trying to achieve.
So I must define to be defined
Because thats basically what you assigned
Now its myself that I have to find.
Im not the same me as I was yesterday nor will i be the same me tomorrow
because we change, we grow
And where am I?
Is this really me or is this just someone that im pretending to be
Maybe the real me decided to wear a mask hoping it would distract
maybe the real me feels small and decided to stay behind a wall
Because behind my wall im pure
and behind my wall im secure
Feeling strong, feeling like nothing can go wrong.
But there’s not a lot of oxygen behind my wall
I’ve made it too tight
I cant see anything
I’ve made my wall too high
maybe it’s time to fly
The truth is that we are all flying across
on different pathways getting lost
Trying to feel safe in the unsafe
Being pushed in different directions
While getting loads of distractions
Fighting against the fear of others
While we already have or own fear that bothers
But I wont stop
I will be running miles ahead, away from what people said
On my own pathway
Where I’ve got everything to say
Where I’ll be me
Where I can just be
The artistry of Lara Roozemond