Out of Control

The world is out of control.
Sharp minds become dull.
Stress can squeeze the life
out of a soul. If there is not
a light in sight, just breathe.
Keep fighting; don’t freeze.
Know you can’t change
the direction of the breeze.
Sometimes, it’s better to stay
than to walk away and leave.
People are out of control.
There are more questions
than answers. There are
more songs than dancers.
Life is like rolling some dice.
It is hard to roll the same
number twice. Each day
is another opportunity to
encounter something new,
to reach a higher view,
to get better-looking shoes.
The puppet-master has cut
the strings making things
out of control. The guy
upstairs never stopped
shaking the snow globe.
When life is out of control,
the answer finds the soul.

4 thoughts on “Out of Control”

  1. I like the verse, “Sharp minds become dull.” The beauty of modern day, is the nakedness of what was once considered persuasive in the 90s. I imagine what I felt like when encountering arguments, which in our affluence seemed sound. Now, that affluence disappearing, we see how starkly wrong those people were.

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