Perfect

When we’re still small We think the world is so big But our perception of it matches our size. We think we are bigger than we are That others watch our every move That our future hangs on every moment. I don’t know when I learned it I don’t know why I ever thought it […]

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Love. Unfinished.

Those days never stray from my mind. In the summer heat, the air was heavy As we’d walk through fields of tall grass, we’d find The places where we could truly be free. The sun filtering through the tress, Your words bringing a smile to my lips, A single look from you could make my […]

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Turn the Other Cheek

Pain makes us not our best selves. When they hurt us with their hands or with their mouths, we want to strike back. Fight fire with fire, help them reap what they sew, restore balance to the world. It is understandable. It is part of our nature. But we can be better. The hate that […]

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Focus (Crystal Clear)

I feel like I wandered through life distracted, Flitting between one thing and another Not fully in control. I reacted to life. Feeling somewhat smothered Or maybe the right word is listless. But that all changed when I met you. Now I feel like the world has coalesced, Crystal clear now, full of meaning, shining […]

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The Canyon

Walking slowly, guided by stone walls that Rise beside me, thousands of feet in the air. Evidence of the power of patience, In millions of years, water can wear down stone. In the same way, we need to turn our will To pursue our goals. Flowing around barriers Until they are worn away with time. […]

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The Best Days of My Life

These days I feel I’m invincible Ready to take on the world alone I break rules, I escape gravity’s pull, Ready to disprove everything known. (They all say these are the best days of my life.) A few years later I have hit my stride I have a career, I am somebody. I have accomplishments, […]

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