No longer will I do only as told;
I will, instead, endeavor in all ways to be Bold.
No longer will I relent to your perspective on what is deemed art;
I will, instead, succumb only to the rhythm and vision of my own Heart.
No longer will I heed passively to what feels and sounds to me utterly absurd;
I will, instead, be Heard and not part of the herd.
No longer will I merely accept what is;
I will, instead, search, dig deep and extract from within for without what is authentically His.
Your definition of “success” I will choose to categorically reject;
For, you see, I am
now and forever more