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Desperation

Updated: Mar 19, 2023

Have you ever noticed how

Desperation sucks the oxygen

Right out of a room,

And yields a vacuum, devoid of space?

What then?

A noisy projection of anguish, torment and pain,

Has you sliding softly along the hardwood floor

Normalcy but a scant memory.

In the moment - self discussion.

Giving way to comprehensive dissatisfaction.

A benign questioning

A malignancy that shouldn’t be there

A radical diffusion,

The intermingling of tumor and tissue.

Oh, but you do matter!

Way too many underestimate the power of

Purpose, passion and perspective.

In due course it becomes necessary to

Distance and separate yourself

From those whose inspiration and motivation

Run contrary to your own.

Your life, your contribution to this world matters.

YOU, matter…

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2 commentaires


Nancy
10 mars 2023

That really hit home ... very moving and, for me, highly relevant. I am pausing to reflect. Thank you.

J'aime

millinda48
10 mars 2023

Great poem, William! Thanks for sharing!!

J'aime

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