She called back her power.

she called her power back
reeling it in from the four corners of the earth
prying it from the hands of unqualified suitors

she called her power back
rerouting her life’s stream back to her own dry places
watering her own barren vessel with her heart’s song

she called her power back
reclaiming the wisdom, love, and patience she offered so freely
severing all ties to the parched lips that partook and offered nothing

she called her power back
her own words healed her
her own words saved her soul

Featured image by Garidy Sanders on Unsplash

Candace Alike Smith is a Las Vegas-based content creator, womb warrior, and matcha enthusiast. Candace founded this site in 2015 to help women of color reclaim their vitality. Follow Candace’s content on holistic beautymental wellnessherbs and essential oilsnon-toxic productshealthy libationswellness travel, and self-reflection. Green is her happy color.

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