Remember…


When thoughts from your past
float through the atmosphere,
invading the quiet crevices of your mind,
they tend to leave little remnants behind.

Unbeknownst to you, they seep on through
taking hold at the most inopportune times,
a nagging reminder that you must address,
unless you choose to acquiesce.

Why is it within moments of pure joy and bliss
fear, worry, doubt, and unworthiness set in
What fans the burning fires of the flames
Is it within ourselves that we should lay blame

Self sabotage, wreaking havoc
lay it all to rest
snuff out the burning ember,
and please try to remember…

You deserve this happiness

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6 thoughts on “Remember…

  1. This poem is beautifully written and timely for me. I was just thinking about how I self-sabotage sometimes. I undo, in my mind at least, weeks of effort with one stupid act. But then again, I seem to bounce back…not to where I want to be but at least on the path.

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