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A Poem by AE

"You'll feel guilty that you're still breathing."--Tessa Shaffer, Heaven Has No Regrets   


"You'll feel guilty that you're still breathing."--Tessa Shaffer, Heaven Has No Regrets   

Bullies, the lot of them.

Compliments don't come easy

Or they don't come at all,

But more often than not,

They simply don't come.

Work is always done wrong

And speech is never simple.

Words are windows to the soul

And mistakes are purposeful.

In the world of these bullies,

Up is not up,

Right is not right,

And Left is a world.

Down is special,

That's where I am

Down is always down.

"Work or don't live.

What is life if not work?

What is work if not obsession?"

So life is obsession?

"Feel 'sorry' or don't say it.

Show remorse or don't feel it.

What is remorse without sin?

What is sin if not intent?"

"Live life fully or don't live.

See with your entire body or be blind.

Breath through your skin or don't breath.

What am I if not the earth?

What is the earth if not me?

What is the atmosphere if not breath?"

"What have I done?"

"Nothing at all..."


© 2017 AE

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This is the best of what I read today!
I loved the message in this poem!
Thought provoking and profound!
Thank you so much for sharing this with me :)!!

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Thank you so much for reading this! I am glad that you enjoyed it.

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Added on January 6, 2017
Last Updated on January 6, 2017
Tags: self-discovery, guilt, bullies, lost, remorse, life



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