I've finally started to see how much of a poet I truly am.

It all became so clear to me when I created the poetry book that will go up on sale this week. I filled it with my favourite tiny poems and when I sat down to read the proof copy, I became emotional.

It made me realise that no matter how hard I run from poetry, it has my soul and it speaks my soul.

When I don't focus on my poetry, I lose the spark that makes me, well, me.

This is why I've decided to give my poetry the space it deserves. I've almost finished my first poetry book for this year and two more are waiting to be completed.

And even though publishing still scares me, I know I have to do this for me.

I have to get my poetry out into the world. My poetry needs to be out. My soul needs to sing as loud as it can. And I need to stop being afraid of that.