All posts tagged: Hope

You Can

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You can know yourself Like the back of your hand You can love yourself With all your might You can shine a light Into the dark corners of your soul While holding a poker –Just in case You can forgive So generously As if your life depended on it –It just might You can kick Your own backside Gently but assertive –When needs be You can stand tall Within yourself With pride and humility And […]

Is the ocean really full of tears?

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Cried by mermaids? Cried by you? I wonder. I ponder. As I watch tiny droplets turn from crimson to gold. Who else would cry so much? All the wars? The ones with weapons, the ones without. There is no space for tears. All the hunger? From lack of food, from lack of love. There is no energy for tears. All the violence? Sin against bodies, sin against souls? There is no breath for tears. So […]