Month: May 2016

Never right, Always left

Screams from above
While I search in the darkness
Crawling on hands and knees
No moonlight to guide
Desperate movements
Seeking the shelter of a known
No discernible help
The echoes deceive
They yell, “We’re over here!”
“Where? Where is here?” I reply.
“HERE! Look up!”
Clumsily gathering to stand
Grasping the air for an arm, a hand
Something, someone
But no one remains
Did I take too long?
Am I in the wrong place?
Maybe…I just said the wrong thing

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Self-Reevaluation

I saw this quote today, and it left me speechless.

“If someone decides they’re not going to be happy, it’s not your problem. You don’t have to spend your time and energy trying to cheer up someone who has already decided to stay in a bad mood. Believe it or not, you can actually hurt people by playing into their self-pity.” – Joyce Meyer

Those words cut me like a knife.

“There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.”