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If Only ..........

You can’t see my scars
For they are not physical
Mine run deep like the ocean
Into voids of the unknown
Born from the identity of others
But left to rot along the way
Like so many abandoned kids
Trying to find their way in the dark
No one to guide them
Living their life
One mistake at at time
Until something beckons them to be better
To survive the ridicule
And emerge greater only for their own well being
It maybe a person a sport an idea
That incites their survival instinct
Who knows ......
But you have to be kind to yourself
And understand sometimes
Your direction is but the reaction of others
And destiny can only be resurrected
Once you see through the fog
Others call life .........
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Posted: Jan 2020
About this poem:
This just for all the people out there that have history their not so proud of but strive to be the better version of themselves ....... they make no excuses and accept what fate has dealt them realising their destiny is but a reaction to what has happened in their lives .......,, may they be blessed

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yasparkonline today!
If only we could “see through the fog others call life” - did not figure out yet how to do that
Thank you for the poem Nu!wave
godsprincessonline today!
Each of us has our own journey to walk - some harder then others. Some make overcome and some do not. So thankful had a good family background in my walk. Thanks for sharing Nu.

Kathy teddybear
salamunaonline today!
Hi Nu. If only we could accept our mistakes ...thank you for your wise words. Re. Lilyapplause
Powerful poem ! I was a forgotten child . I learned to be what I call functional by watching family tv shows ,that had positive experiences in them .I took those tv shows with me into my adult life . hug
Nuwahri61online today!
Hi Yaspark .....,,.. Yeah it’s a tricky one ...... much Regards Nu grin
Nuwahri61online today!
Hi Kathy ..... Yes that’s definetly where it all starts ........ Thanks for stopping by ......Regards Nu grin
Nuwahri61online today!
Hi Lily ..........guilt is a burden to big to bare sometimes ........ the sooner you can learn to forgive the sooner you move on but it does haunt you ........and there are always repercussions that can add to the load ........Thanks for your thoughts ......regards Nu grin
Nuwahri61online today!
Hi Abbey ...... Very interesting survival technique there ......... and they say tv is bad for you he he ....Thanks for revealing these personal thoughts ........Regards Nu grin
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