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Floods

SeepingWater

Rises

From

Unseen

Crevices,

As

My

Socks

Squish,

Seeking

Relief

The

Water

Recedes

Revealing 

Filled

Emptiness 
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The Common
unites
others
uncommonly

as all-knowing
eyes
gazed
into
steady
stalwart
hearts
to rescue
adversity
weakened
minds and bodies
from
the grasp
of
hopelessness’s
outstretched
hands
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Rolling Home

Familiar Voices

Turn

Away

Views

Of

The 

Other

On

Similar 

Journeys 

Through 

Valleys 

Toward

The

Garden 
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Petty Pride

Ignorant Ego

Attacks

UnConfronted 

By

The Unknown,

Breaking 

Hopeful 

Moments 

Of

The

Other
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Calming Storms

Calm
Fills

The

Heart

As

Pain

Pushes

The

Mind

To

What

Was

Not,

Giving 

Each

New

Moment

Layered 

Meaning
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1967 Mustang

Junkyard
Carcasses
Litter
The
Open
Field,
Each
With
A
Lost
Memory
Of
The
Other,
As
I
Turn
My
Key
One
Last
Time
To
The
Off position
And
Walk
Away
Crying

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Snake Eyes

Anger
Streams
Through
The
Room
As
The
Other
Listens
To
Venom
Felt,
Whilst
Peering
Through
The
Glazed
Eyes
Of
A
Wounded
Soul,
Feeling
Something,
Understanding
Nothing

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Imagine

Water
Reflects
Briefly
Beneath
The
Image
Of
Fixed
Faces
In
Time
When
The
Other
Is
Recognized
Again
As
A
Stranger

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My Shield

Weary
Limbs
Trek
Through
The
Incomplete
Morass
Of
Being
Repeatedly,
Encountering
The
Other
Over
And
Over
Finding
Strength

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Glad to see I’m not alone out there. Real change is a great opportunity for self reflection and service. It’s messy and you have to be all in. Thank you for sharing these thoughts.

2HelpfulGuys

When I was young I wanted to have an impact on the world.

I went through different stages of how I would want to accomplish this task. While going through my blood disorder I wanted to become a doctor, after that I wanted to be in a famous band, and after that I wanted to do something in politics.

I dreamed of changing the world, but I could barely get a handle on my own life and the world that surrounds me, never mind the world at large.

With the coming of the new year I finally feel like I have positioned myself to impact the world on a scale far past anything I have done in the past.

In my dreams I always imagined this point arriving much sooner, but I had a lot of lessons to learn up to this point. Changing the world may seem out of…

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