How to Measure Worth

By Sara Rodgers

Why must we measure worth
By how high my GPA is
Or how nice my hair looks today.

By how many friends I have
How many likes I get
How many messages on my phone.

By the proportions of my cheekbones
The type of fabric on my back
Resting rejection on my shoulders.

Like an equation without a solution
Why is worth attributed to me?
Price, cost, valuation, quotation, estimate.

Worth is weightless
Once we stop trying to measure it
We will all feel it

February 11, 2015 Blueprint Magazine No Comments

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