Be Yourself

Original image by JusTee Be yourself they saidStay out of your headShed those tears at nightDon’t burn the light- Be yourself they saidSmile from insideDon’t burn that bridgeBe a part of the ride- Be yourself they saidKeep prayer in your heartTurn to HimEven when you fall apart- Be yourself they saidNot what they desireCast their... Continue Reading →

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Workplace

Workplace image by JusTee Doors opened-Eyes welcomed-Cheers loud-Hope high. Now work-Reaching goals-Stay quiet-Offered souls. Until complaint-Louder cries-Requesting help-Reality denied. Door re-opensThanks saidBefore goodbyeSevered head.

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Taken by JusTee This is where you goTo give upNo matter the criesOr screamsYou go anywayTo nothingAnd behindIs timeAnd everythingEngulfed in your suffering

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Original image by JusTee The bits of the day lay waste to disaster-may the devils not hear us now. We tip the toe, and grimace at the leaf, as even autumn sparks a challenge. A change in direction for hoped protection, or least delay the inevitable… For no knowledge or effort can change a path,... Continue Reading →

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Finding Merry by JusTee To give a liftIn cheek or timeMaybe a tokenOr a bump in line…Yes to show loveWithout someone you knowGiving to giveChanging one’s low…Bringing warmthOn a frigid nightMaking the effortTo provide some light…Lifting a weightEven when you might breakTaking the momentBefore being too late…Yes this is ChristmasBefore a Happy New Year-While one... Continue Reading →

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The explanation was missingBut when is it not?Seeking that guidanceOr the why…Being lost requires a plan.It has to!Knowing where you are going-Until something changes everything…Now direction is the myth.The sound of each stepYou remember it well.Yes, the quickened heart beatBrings panic in the dark….All from needing more?!!!Not different!But the reason disappeared…Words made lips moveSo lost... Continue Reading →

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This is where I workThis is where I liveOnly to serveAnd give, give, give. I could curseAnd even cryWhile curious facesAngrily wonder why And while it was always thereAnyway I breakFor this is bestowedMy soul in wake For even aliveAll is deadNo matter the forgivenessOr what to beg For in the momentWhen finally yoursYou weren’t... Continue Reading →

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Conspiracy theories are popular in American culture. I have never been one to give into them, or think of them. The idea that the CIA hired Lee Harvey Oswald to assassinate JFK doesn’t seem possible to me, for example. Bigfoot sightings are simply for the amusement of the bored or drug-induced mind I think. I... Continue Reading →

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To the song bird who singsNot for perfection or mutterings…Spreading love and so much moreLife, if noticed, is adored-A Presence so pure in devotionLeft for my heart and ear consumption…Thank you for teaching beyond your wingsThe appreciation for simpler things-For without reminders during strifeMore of us would lose in life…So I look as you lead... Continue Reading →

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To walk aboutBecause of voiceAnd waste it allIs just a vice.No glory will comeJust like the lessonIgnorance in kindNo matter who listens.For was it not already written?It does not matterNor what I believeThe world will end anyway-By necessity.And why?People are fools-When they are foolish…And the stars align accordingly.

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For tonightDancing upon the graveTeach the lifeAnd sacrifice I gave.The living may not knowAs We lay dyingThe clarity nowBlocked by their crying.Oh the rageAs seeds are laidNever mind the needOr price I paid.And You will knowToo little too lateJust like usThis is your fate.

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The theft in the nightMore wrong than rightSome people walkMore to sinIn a distanceAnd next of kinAnd we waitWhile many fallIn the mirrorOr down the hallAnd when we wakeFrom morning blissWe went from thenTo being this.

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Purpose

A similar purposeWhile being differentOffers the biggest divide. And so we watchWhisperAnd cowardly hide. Humans evolveAnd stay behindA natural practice. And here we areStuntedReality simply to distract us.

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I think love has purpose even if it’s pain. After all what else gives you so much to lose- with unbidden right to complain? Each year it’s recognized- a little more youth is lost And you add up the experience - while grimacing at the cost The bends of the mind only squeeze the heart…... Continue Reading →

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All or Once

The path taken year after year Changes as it should- Lest steps seem only foreign Forgotten is something good… Sow a lavender bush perhaps Bring calm back in place- Until serenity falls in grievance Drained by ache and waste… Deaf ears lead blind eyes Bounded by an induced agony- Losing all or once A consequence... Continue Reading →

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Void of regular emotion Young become zombies to life Isolation a given confinement Self-torcher for insight. No one knows the adversary Or understands… It’s different now Because reality is what we pretend. Ghosts walk the halls, movies and games Solving the next mystery And deciding who to blame. . . Then causing new misery In... Continue Reading →

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Life Change

Fuzzy skies As brain cells bend In mortal change Or comfort’s end- Feel the loss But earn a win Escape the prison Of history’s sin… Pray a break Of second’s sleep And stolen moments Confusion weeps… Now to breathe And live again As intended Or anxiety lends… For not of purpose Just natural fate- Future-proof... Continue Reading →

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See Me

So much my life Not begging to be seen Has crippled progress And time… Now asking for notice No finding of voice Desires a break Before prime.

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As the bees buzz And snakes crawl Dragging summer Grass stands tall... Crickets sing When birds lay sleep Within the season The soul does keep- For life lives In all living things So many verses Beyond the strings... Inches from slumber- Or living again Live the now Before the Then.

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I see the story And know the trends What is worshipped And has no end. And there is now Like the ocean floor What you thought And where you soar... And like a partner Not just a friend- And the beginning With no real end... I’ll be there And beyond that too- For it’s simply... Continue Reading →

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Blood boils so quick anymore.... Always a joke- Can nothing be serious? Or even answered? Taking care is for granted- Maybe that’s why I stopped for so long? Clearly not long enough- Like time ever would be.... Pain is numbing Until it hurts- Or you stop. Does it stop? Or do you just go- I... Continue Reading →

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Enemy

Enemy- Original image by JusTee Darwin saidOnly the strong will survive-But if I am not strong,Nor Weak-What am I?But the middleman…Still crushing the weak-Only to be extinguished?Survivals problem-Is the Who-Who could be helped,Or stop the inevitable.Yes Prosperity-On the backs of the weak,To build a new strength,Pushing an unknown,In the ignorance of history-Erasing what you could... Continue Reading →

Purpose

For the night I sleptWas the only criedAs I lay in peace-Only death by my side…And when it cameLike a bird it passedFor it was not meMy life would last…I thought for a momentThe luck on my sideUntil I found who was takenThe pain to confide…I would have goneMy tears had saidI was not afraidOr... Continue Reading →

Silence is deafeningWhen it’s only at the end-For its the companion of lonelyOr a loss to pretend… The frost at the doorKnocks life once there-Leaves were in the treesAnd fights were fair… There was crazyWith a beautiful twist-It wasn’t in memoriesBut the life we lived… There is a lossOn the inside of this-Just like deathOnce... Continue Reading →

A time cameBefore it passedOf what beganUntil the last- And through the fightsAnd even yearsLaid the feelingsBuilt with tears- No more the rightOr even wrongBuilt the curvesTo a road so long- But a weakened soulHurts the pathTo what is hereOr what was had. So the mapLacking compassFinds an answerAfter finding focus.

Begging for secondsOf minutes lostWithout a memoryBut balanced cost-And in the battleLose the warTo remember hopeOr what was before-11:11Has always beenWhen I say helloAnd feel again-Just that momentWhere peace is mineWhere I can sigh reliefOne last time.

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