I find it hard to open up,
observe a lot but hold my tongue.
I dare myself to take the jump,
uncage the voice that in me clung.
Break mold apart to expose me,
release my soul from this body.
Perceptions choose what they will see,
be who I am, proud, and ready.
It took so long to feel secure,
to know my will could obtain more.
Searched deep inside to be assured,
that inner keys can unlock doors.
I tip toe to keep privacy,
protect it to a large degree,
today my voice will be set free,
tomorrow is not guaranteed.
Excited to greet everyday,
put my deep views up on display,
without fears of what I may say,
standing by thoughts my words convey.
– Grace Y. Estevez – Reddy
Hey everyone, I am pleased to announce that my Spillwords Press spotlight on writers interview has been published! Click this link if interested in reading https://spillwords.com/interview-qa-with-grace-y-estevez/. Thanks again for all of your well wishes and support. I truly appreciate it .💕
This is a notably inspirational piece, encouraging us, from the writer’s side, to always be willing and ready to liberate our souls and lives from all unseen manacles of oppression. To live freely as long as we have today. I love it. ❤
So happy you liked it, my friend . Your words put a big smile on my face. Thanks so much.💕
Glad to hear so, dear Grace. You’re most welcome 💖
A gorgeous poem, and a splendid interview. I’m so happy for you, Grace. 💞 Congratulations!
Thanks so much, Jeff. So happy you liked it. Truly means a lot to me.💕
You’re welcome, dear Grace. It’s always such a pleasure to read you, and to see new people be exposed to you and your wonderful work is just fantastic.💞
The feeling is very mutual, my friend.💕🙏💕
Wow, that’s great! Congratulations, Grace. Reading about your creative process was such an insightful and delightful experience. Lovely interview😊Love this uplifting poem! 💕
Thanks so much, Aaysid. So glad you liked it. Truly means a lot to me.💕
It is my pleasure, Grace.💕😊
Thank you, Grace.
Thanks so much, Joanna.💕
Lovely poem and interview. Congratulations!
Glad you liked it. Thanks so much.💕
Your words are always reflections of heart and honesty Grace. Oh I’m so excited but I thought I already read one.. I’ll be right over. 💖👏👏👏👏
Thank you so much, dear Cindy. You read the Author of the month interview, this is the Spotlight on writers one. 💕💕💕
The interview is good. Your responses are specific and illustrative. Congratulations!
Thank you. 💕💕
“today my voice will be set free,
tomorrow is not guaranteed…”
These lines carry so much weight, especially in our current world which is fraught with so much uncertainty. It’s almost a clarion call to speak up while we still can to save and protect what we love the most. Your words always resonate, Grace. It’s a pleasure to experience your insightful poetry. 🙂
Thank you, my friend. Such a great resource to wake up to this morning. Truly appreciate it .💕🙏💕
It’s one more uplifting poem in line with your resolve shown in the interview. My best wishes, Grace 😊💐💖🙏
Thanks so much, my friend. Truly appreciate it.💕
My pleasure truly 🥰
We should listen to our inner self and set us free❤Inspirational words💕
Absolutely. Thanks so much.💕
Congratulations on the interview, Grace! Such an inspiring piece.
Thanks so much, Shruthi.💕
Thanks so much.💕
Congratulations!!!!! This poem is absolutely beautiful
Thanks so much.💕🙏💕
Absolutely gorgeous! Congrats, Grace!
Thanks so much.💕
Inspirational wow its more than that.
I was on a quest to prove that there are poets out there, who surpassed me. I found you. Allow me again to say master. I am humbled
We all get stuck in life sometimes. We should learn to overcome them through self love
Wonderful work! Amazingly written and expressed❤
Thanks so much.💕
I went to Spillwords. Sooo nice to meet you. Wonderful. Loved the interview. Twittered that. 👏 thanks. Xoxo
That’s so sweet of you,dear Selma. Thank you so much. Truly appreciate your support, my friend.💕