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Free Yourself: Spoken Word/Rap

Free Yourself: Spoken Word/Rap

Free Yourself: Spoken Word/ Rap

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Intro: Instrumentals

I don’t know who needs to hear this
But this is for you
Whoever you are, wherever you are
Be true to you
Don’t settle for less, value yourself
Be the best you can be
And get out of that mess!

He tells you he loves you, he wants you stay
He treats you like trash and you think it’s okay
You’ve got many bruises, quit making excuses
Come out of that trap you’ve coiled yourself into
I know that you love him, I know that it’s true
But this is abusive, you can’t continue
Like this is controlling — quite manipulative
I can’t see why you want to stay with a narcissist.

She tells you she’s okay, she says you’re enough
But deep down inside her, she knows that you’re not
You can’t afford her and it’s driving you nuts
You struggle so hard meanwhile she’s got back up
She tells you lies over and over again
She taunts you and teases you over again
Emotional blackmail, you’re going insane
It’s getting all messed up, you want out but you’re stuck

Okay, let me just say this:
There are times when you need to love people from a distance
for the sake of your sanity.
If you’re in any relationship
that makes you depressed,
that doesn’t bring out the best in you
Do yourself a favour: Leave!

Get out of that mess that you call a relationship
You deserve better, not a situationship
Go out and be great, the future is brighter
Believe me when I say the future is better
Stop wasting your time being abused and depressed
There’s more to life than being loved so less
Take out more time to learn to love yourself
The best you can do is invest in yourself

Go out there and develop your skills
Set those goals, make them real
Take a step, one day at a time
Never let kindness go out of your mind
Love the Creator, love those around you
Be with positive people, let them surround you
Be prayerful, don’t settle for less then
Learn to be the best you can be.

And someday you’ll find the one who wants to love you just as much.

Written and Performed by Viano Dee
Instrumental: Portraits of Time
by Aakash Gandhi . Mixed by Semshak

About Free Yourself

Free Yourself is a rap infused spoken word poetry that encourages people to leave abusive, toxic and one-sided relationships so they can be free. Free enough to love and invest in themselves; free enough to enjoy love when it eventually comes.

The first part of the poem talks about a lady in an abusive relationship. The second part talks about a guy in a one-sided relationship. The other parts are words of advice on how to be better people pending the time true love comes.

The poet points out that there’s more to life than being stuck in an unhealthy relationship. She also points out that being single isn’t a bad thing. There’s room for exploration, for self love and self investment.

The poem was inspired by a post written by people who loved more than they were loved. Also, the instrumental titled Potrait of time by Aakash Gandhi (88keystoEuphoria) influenced the flow.

At the end of the day, for one to grow and become better, one must learn to love one’s self first.

Previous poem: No Worries!

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Viano Dee

Non-niche blogger. Poet. Songwriter. A hardcore romantic. Her write-ups could take any form: poetry, articles, and even songs in ways that'll inspire you, resonate with you, or tell a story while keeping you both informed and entertained.

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judean

Powerful! I enjoyed this very much!

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Reply to  judean

Thanks so much, Judean.

Yomi Spontaneous

As always very insightful and enlightening, you have such a wonderful gift with words my friend.

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Thanks a lot, Jen.

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Reply to  Viano Dee

Exactly!

Ashley

That was so beautifully said and exactly what I needed to hear. It’s always good to remind ourselves that we don’t need other people to validate ourselves. We are perfect for just being us. <3

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Reply to  Ashley

You’re absolutely correct, Ashley.

Cherrie Bautista

It’s beautiful! Thanks for inspiring us to love ourselves enough to value and be true to ourselves.

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Thanks, Cherrie. I’m glad you found it inspiring.

Catherine

Quite deep Viano! And the fact that it’s both ways makes it even better.

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Reply to  Catherine

Thank you so much, Catherine.

Autumn

Absolutely beautiful! Thank you for sharing.

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Reply to  Autumn

Thanks so much, Autumn.

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Reply to  Viano Dee

Thank you for your kind words, Aryanne.

Michael Oyco

So brave to leave something that is very much special to you but if it is for the betterment of everything- why not

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Reply to  Michael Oyco

That’s right, Michael.

Khushboo

That’s really beautiful and deep. Thanks for sharing with us.

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Reply to  Khushboo

Thanks so much, Khusboo.

Melanie williams

Wow how fab that you can write on such a personal level. I love that x

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Thanks a million, Melanie.

Clarice

This is beautifully written and such a nice message. Thank you fo reminding us to value ourselves. I think self-love is what we need the most right now. 

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Reply to  Clarice

Thank you very much, Clarice. You’re right. Self love is what we need.

Lisa Fucci

keep up the great work. Toxic relationships are hard to leave.

ElizOF

Beautiful and meaningful. It’s a new decade and a new day, time to clean the closets and say goodbye to cray, cray. 😘

american mom - french state of

the the words are so beautiful and powerful. I’m a song writer as well and often times it’s scary to express the truth.

-natasha Delort

Michael Oyco

I love how personal your attack is. Very emotional. Great job!

Sarah Afshar

Extremely liberating words that depict a strong ardor between two people, where one of the parties is dangerously destructive. I was reminded of a relationship I had where this happened. Thank you for sharing.

Kristine Nicole Alessandra

This poem is so beautiful. It speaks of real true to life relationships, about things that happen behind those closed doors. I was in a bad relationship before and I am so glad that I had mustered enough strength to turn my back and walk away.

Ewuzie Kingsley

This is so beautiful, heart touching and different too, but amazingly awesome… Its always a pleasure listing to your spoken words.

Pooja malkani

I have always been fond of rap. Most rappers have some amazing lyrics like this one! Such a great rap with quite sensitive lyrics… loved it

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this is very sensitive and heart touching lyrics, i like it, one must learn to love ourselves !

Lhyn de Dios

The poem/lyrics very inspiring because it gives great advice especially to those who experienced the same situation.

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I know all about being stuck in an unhealthy relationship. Being single is definitely not a bad thing..

Khushboo

I can relate with this post. Very nicely written. Very touching too. 

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