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  • Coping With The Times

     Help, I am so scared like I am about to fall off a tall ladder when my health faces challenges in the work place. Its ironic that I could make myself more ill trying to stay well. I could try so hard that I would do myself an injury. I have my limitations. God save me.I have to push on my boundaries without inflicting damage on myself. I do not want to make myself worse ...

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  • The Fountain Soothes My Troubled Soul

    The Fountain Soothes My Troubled SoulThe fountain soothes my troubled soul.To take a minute to appreciate nature,The natural sound of splashing waterDirected by mechanisms of the human mind,The fountain soothes my troubled soul As I step nearer to the sourceThe rhythms of the jetsseem to say;"Relax, , take time outRelax, take time out." It's 9.15am and I have 15 minutesTo the project opensTake a breatherMeditate on the craftsperson who sculptedThe walrus and the cherubsout of cast ...

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  • The Ending

    The EndHurt, Pain, Anger, BlamePower, passion, endless flameLove, hate, securityIts all of this and more for me Bang, Crash, Thud, Dreadlike the only end is dead,Cant take anymoreSlowly turn and find the door. Twist, turn, Spiral roundFalling, Floating, Hit the groundKeep on moving, Pushing throughthere is no end just something new

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    #newbeginnings
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  • Artificial Intelligence

    BIt by bit, atom by atom, I'm being broken down. Double helix separating, tearing me apart. I don't feel human anymore. Half robot half zombie, I stumble on. I reject human contact, their complexities scare and bemuse me. I'm impervious to their emotional states, or so I think. Wires cross, my artificial intelligence short circuits. Numbness giving way to the grasp of pins and needles. Brain and body overloaded, my faulty wiring can't cope with the ...

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  • Please Don't Give Up

    I read your words I cry and sighDon't give upDepression is a lie I read your words You want to die You can't see your true selfHe makes you cryBut please don't give up Hang on Stay strongThere is love.    

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