Watching the Ripples Radiate.
Author: marshalg

Chapter 179
To Love the Skin You Live In

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cry not for what you do not have

Bleed less for what is given,

For the cruelty in your fellow man

Will paint how greed is driven.

The silent fields of Sobibor

And Dachau's dull grey light,

Pay testament to past largess

In what is wrong and right.

Conception's teeming contest

Has dispensed your primal luck,

Your greater expectations

Have run, gratuitously, amok.

For what you are is what you get

This mirror's image barks,

And delusional ostentatiousness

Reinforces those remarks.

Seek not the golden rainbow

Nor pursue the greener field,

For disaffected affectations

Promise you a simple yield.

Learn to love the skin you live in

Irrespective of the warts,

Live within your  limitations

Despite disparaging retorts.

Count the blessings of the moment

Take each small step at a time,

Come to terms with who you are

And you will find it all...sublime!.

 

Marshalg

@theBach

14 November 2009

 

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