We are always presented with choices in our interactions. Watch people, listen for inconsistencies in their actions, and respond accordingly for self-preservation.You have the power to control your emotional environment.
shocking upheaval delivered unexpectedly the heartache pounded harshly inward internal distress burnt a tortuous red a deep cut surrounded by a million small tears the stress widened all the wounds anguish and heartbreak followed the future, unending and suffering agony sorrow and grief dictated the next steps for survival this daedal misery mimicked a slow death love left in an upset heap an untidy disarray of hurt this… this from someone who cherished commitment
ravaged inner space unable to account for entries and exits who came, who destroyed, who left? a soul transformed forever
The sands of time are relentless The grains tumbling down without ceasing What changes, what stays the same, it doesn’t concern it Slowly the scenario changes, focus shifts Lives are built, fortunes rise and fall Time passes uncaring and unconcerned Insidiously, it changes us all within and without
survival hits different for every being on this earth adults and children kept and free animals even our beloved planet facing physical hardships whether risking living with little food or minuscule comfort or none at all whether beat into submission before they could find their voice or any number of unbearable situations through no other reason than a perfect storm coming together by chance life’s variables colliding just because those unlucky enough to always be on the end of surviving the punishments doled out by indiscriminate and unfortunate circumstances or by forceful, living monsters created by an evil social consciousness insinuating their vileness into the vulnerable lives of the innocent
What I’ve done What has been done to me Encounters of every ilk Trials that have shaped my resolve Nightmares that have come true And dreams that are now due. Not many see The good I’ve done The kindness I show The subtle trims I make And the happiness designed for others. None can ever know The struggles I face The battles that constantly wage The shameful losses I endure And the narrow victories I cherish
I have turned my pain into empathy I have sculpted love from a broken heart And painted sorrow with hope Yes, I am a museum full of art And a deck full of music But what I truly am, Is a masterpiece.