Charlie Chaplin – As I Began to Love Myself – Self Love Poem

Brilliant realizations, such a blessing we can learn from this incredible man, who ultimately taught us how to laugh at ourselves. A heartfelt Thank You Mr. Chaplin, the world appreciates your beautiful gifts to humanity! ♥

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NPG P283; Charlie Chaplin by Strauss-Peyton Studio

Charlie Chaplin, best known mime actor, wrote a beautiful self love poem on his 70th birthday (April 16, 1959). It is exceptional because there are not many poems written about loving the self and in my opinion, contains much wisdom. Here’s how Chaplin’s self love poem goes….

As I Began to Love Myself – Self Love Poem by Charlie Chaplin

As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering
are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth.
Today, I know, this is “AUTHENTICITY”.

As I began to love myself I understood how much it can offend somebody
As I try to force my desires on this person, even though I knew the time
was not right and the person was not ready for it, and even though this
person was me. Today I call it “RESPECT”.

As I began to love myself…

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My Dream World

Dream world, coming to a theatre near you! I love your vision Lavinia, mystics say we create the world according to our beliefs. If that’s the case, let dream it into existence. Welcome to a better world for all. 🙂


My dream world would be mostly sunny. Every now and then, the rain would poor down aggressively, the sky would be grey and the weather would be cold. Well, coldish.

Rainy days are necessary to snuggle under the duvet, with a cup of hot chocolate in one hand and one good book in the other hand and maybe with a cat purring at your feet and a loved one making you a sandwich.

Rainy days are also necessary for a rainbow to decorate the sky, for the grass to shine even greener in a morning which smells like the last night storm.

In my dream world people would mostly love each other. The only accepted suffering would be the heart break. Heart breaks are good and bad at the same time. They make you want to die a thousand deaths but once you are over them you will walk towards…

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Beautiful! Perfect sentiment for celebrating this glorious holiday season. Thanks for sharing the love, wishing the both of you joyous New Year♥



Written by Sage Doyle and HastyWords



We lay wrapped up, entangled

warm and toasty every limb

listening to the dripping melody

of an old blizzards melting snow

The heat of your summer soul

alludes my sense of the cold

as I submerge myself, deep

into the illusion of your body

Feeling the fervor of your breath

like a fireplace upon my neck

I wear you like a blanket, secure

in the downy softness of your skin

I hear that winter moan from the night

and you cling to me, instilling

the furtherance of this repose,

the propensity of my need for you


Written for Romantic Monday

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My Novels on Huge Pre-Holiday Sale + a Freebie!

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