Rusty Tools

I have little faith in my tools. They are rusted, poorly kept, and blunt. 

As I walk through the wilderness, my pack rattles it's sparse contents, revealing all the hollow spots, the absence. I doubt the rations will see me through. I do the maths in my head and the outlook is not hopeful. 

A miracle is what I think I need. A rescue party. 

More capable people, with fancy, shiny tools. 

And yet, even barefoot, even half-starved and aching, worn down by the rain and the sun- I survive. 

It was not pleasant, it was not comfortable, but here I am.  

I had everything I needed. 

 

 

 

Add your reaction
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

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, ...

read more
Tags:
hope,
happiness
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0

Black Holes

Some things can cause time to warp and bend, Some parts of our lives are black holes.We feel sucked into, trapped,held by an irresistable force.Once, finally, free, time moves too tidily,too easily, read more

Tags:
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

The Safe Room

I could learn to live in a room like this. Low ceilings, narrow window. I could learn to stoop and make myself small. No room in this chamber for other bodies,done by design so I can go unseen,so I'd ne...

read more
Tags:
dealing with past experiences,
vulnerability
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Flowers

Like the changing flowersMetamorphosiseread more

Tags:
self-knowledge,
mental health
  • 1
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0

An angel

An angelIf angels appeared on earth you were one, no one knew why, but you stood by us all,You showed us all how to move forwarded, Never did you ever turn your back on anyone, You believed in us all no mat...

read more
Tags:
recovery,
journey
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • 0

MY STEPS FORWARD IN MY JOURNEY TO RECOVERY

SURVIVAL What is survival?  How do you survive your past?  i want to survive make myself a stronger person and finally love myse...

read more
Tags: