Tag: trying

Working on It.

Just keep swimming, right?

The Girl with the Green Hat

'Never will I ever Allow myself to be So dimwitted and unclever As to love someone but me!' This I did repeat, Each and every time I've hurt. Relieving words to speak, But daft to think; absurd. Going through my new routine, Buried in my bitter woes, I recall this face that I had seen, ...

Sunken Costs

The words on the walls tell me: To go on. And the voices that cast From the top of the mast say to Row on I follow a compass that leads from my heart I see how the waves here may tear me apart And I know. I know. The sound of the waves Keeps ...

Shoving Concrete

My friend said these words to me yesterday: "How long do you think you can keep this up?" I told him, "However is long enough." He laughed at me in a most loving way. We sat, we talked for the rest of the day. "At what point do you say it's just too tough?" I ...

Stalingrad

Textbooks tell of times, Tales told in the twilight Of tragedy sublime. Dictators, awful men of trauma, Their tribes of terror tell us To be taught by trailing drama. To put it in perspective, This setting, cold, that we inherit, We teach lessons not so festive Borne of guns and bombs and merit. Terrifying times, ...