If you love, You cannot escape grief. If you care, You must accept pain. If you feel, You will surely fall. And if you live, You just go on.
To love a human is to risk, From expectations there will be hurt. To love a human is to cry, From words there will be injuries. To love a human is to learn, From lessons there will be wisdom.
Coffins in a line, Helpless broken hearts watching. Doctors at work, Compassion often failing. Fear on every face, Anxious about not knowing. Love above everything, The whole world is struggling.
Sometimes we know, That it isn’t in our hands. Sometimes we wish, That we weren’t so helpless. Sometimes we feel so much, That our hearts can’t stop us. And sometimes we just cry, Because there is nothing else to do. A note: I just saw a picture of a burnt roo in the Australia bushfires.… Continue reading Sometimes… (A poem)
That dream house you're taking ten loans to make, It isn't going with you. Those designer shoes and bags sitting in your closet, Aren't going with you. The loved ones you try to hold onto forever, Can't go with you. Those memories you leave behind here, Will stay for a long long time.
There’s a wound in my heart, That will never heal. There’s a hole in my soul, That I’m filling with my tears. There’s too much space in my life, That will stay empty forever.
Strange but happy, She was enough. Imperfect but whole, She was enough. Suffering but alive, She was enough. Tested but stronger, She was more than enough.
She visualised a path for herself, A path leading to success. She dreamed of a journey for herself, A journey leading to happiness. She watched as life changed direction, A direction teaching her that fate existed.
Smiling on the outside, While braving a storm inside. Faking the happiness, While drowning in hopelessness. Seeking some understanding, While facing the emptiness.
Empty pages on the desk, A heart full of hurt. Hungry emotions in the soul, A hand ready to write.