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  • Endings

    EndingsA happy endingIs what I'm sendingTo all who have travelledAnd all who have babbledTo all who have spokenAnd to all who've been brokenIf a new chapter, with laughterIs what you are after, then I'll be an adaptorAnd they all lived happily ever after...

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  • The Heroic Journey

    The Heroic JourneyA/My Heroic JourneyA Hero's To Do ListToday - as they say"Do the right thing and the right thing will happen"Although as you may know, "Billy don't be a Hero" And " I'm a survivor, I'm gonna make it"As the song goes and who knowsBefore long, I can be in recoveryOn my journey, to becoming the real meTo be free, to be who I was meant to beSo I can take the right action, and ...

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  • Vulnerability

    VulnerabilitySelf talk/choices/affirmations, poetry... Vulnerability...You show me yours, and I'll show you mineIf we cannae find it, we will be fine...We can take our timeWho knows what will happen, down the lineConnection, Courage and Compassion, to ourselves... and everyone else...So...Connect or Reject?Respect and ProtectCourage or WorageConnection?... Perfection?Breathe through...It's up to youDo not be a Numb bum!Show your true self...It might be fun...Practice gratitude... Have purpose and meaning... Say how you are feeling...Be kind, Listen, Be gentle, Be ...

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  • Weeds

    Like a weed,Prickly leaves, garish, yellow flower,It sprouts in the most unlikely places, between grey concrete,up out of the dark. Sometimes I tear it up because it does not belong.But again it pops up, irrespective of conditions,to be appreciated, to be accepted. Imperfect, but beautiful.Happiness is like that, it finds a way.

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  • falling for an artist- the good, the bad, and the ugly

    don’t-fall-in-love-with-an-artist NEVER marry an Artist: I fell for an artist- please don't do as I have doneand if, by chance, you do-be preparedand heed my advicesee below for my comprehensive advice on said the topic  THE GOOD PART(S)it was excitingandpassionatehe put me in ...

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