The Face of Misery

Yes it hurts when people break up Families and friends suffer But to compare that suffering To the suffering that goes on inside Living rooms And bedrooms For years and years Is not fair It’s not fair for one to endure unhappiness To spare someone else’s suffering In the end it’s better To be true

Your Excuses Are Your Reality

If you’re tolerating In a relationship Any relationship You may love the person But tolerable Isn’t love able Love isn’t able to thrive In Dry, neglected and deserted Conditions Tolerating one another Will eventually become intolerable Unless it is nurtured and cared for It just won’t You either do it or you don’t You don’t

The Clarity of Return

I needed to come here and pick through each memory Reading and remembering captured moments in time A time of misery And stuckness Of belief I can’t do anything I want Yet everywhere I look I see everything I’ve done What I’ve created A masterpiece of memories It’s so much clearer Having taken myself out

Listen to the Voices in Your Head

In my journey I have learned That life occurs In a synchronistic series Of wake up calls Calling us to awaken to A life of choice Enlightenment As long as we ignore the signs As long as we ignore our feelings We will keep droning along Wondering why we aren’t manifesting what we want It’s

Won By a Whisper

Speaking louder than any screamScreaming from the rooftopsScreaming in the woodsDoesn't seem to resonateLikeScreaming behind the wheelDon't scream at your familyDon't scream at yourselfJust tell the truthAndOwn your heartUse words to speakYour mindEveryone will not agreeThat's OKThat's their rightBut so do youHave those rights tooSo use themIf you mightEncounter thoseWho force upon YouSomething feeling sort

Feelings Matter

If someone is crying their guts outDon't ask them if they are okObviouslyThey're not okWhy not just sit with them when they cryAnd tell themthat it IS OKBecause that reassurance And empathyCan make it OKhuman natureNeeds more nurture (Composed 07/28/2017)