Month: May 2019

Seven Sins Surfacing

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Watch out for your righteousness It can turn So very easily Into self-righteous adulation Of ego Watch out for your lies Your hunger for power Can turn your win So easily Into a loss you cannot predict Watch out for your hate It poisons your soul Each day You feed it Until the darkness has swallowed you Watch out for your greed Your need to own To have, to stuff, to fill You never know […]

I hate you

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So much For all the grief you cause For all the pain I witness This pain is yours to carry This grief is yours to hold This hate is your burden May it come back to you And you alone Until you learn to love (Begin with yourself) May all of those Who you have tainted Be free Be seen Be strong Let go And heal

What is a meaningful life?

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You meant well? I mean what I say? But a mean streak Works just as well? Meaningful engagement? The means to an end? What does it mean? What do I mean? I mean to you? I mean to myself? My life means to me? Just a finite pearlstring Of events my brain categorises Into a meaningful story? But is it meaningful? This story of mine? These random encounters Carefully planned? And I am simply the […]

Truisms

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Truisms

View this post on Instagram #Truisms #newseries A post shared by with heart mind and soul (@storyfae) on May 9, 2019 at 11:43am PDT I haven’t written much poetry lately, but continued to explore mixed media art projects. And I began a new series on my Instagram account @storyfae called ‘Truisms’. I wanted to explore these ubiquitous phrases–often used without much thought–and contemplate their meaning again.