Don’t let others suffer
as your life buffers.
Take your energy
and create positivity.
Understand your pain
before pushing it on
others. Don’t let it
affect innocent subjects.
Manage collateral damage.
Control the toll it takes
on you and your soul.
The butterfly effect will
reflect the choices
you made and the games
you played. Be kind
because we cannot rewind.
Remind yourself to love
when push comes
to shove. Face the struggle
and learn to juggle.
Be fair and stern.
There’s still many
lessons to learn.
You don’t have to be literate
to read the room. You don’t
have to know how to sweep
to use a broom. You don’t
need feet to own shoes.
Rooms are like books on
a shelf. People are like words
on a page. Sometimes, it takes
awhile for some to open up.
Each person has their own
definition of life. Views
and perspectives differ.
Beauty is in the eye of
the beholder. Lessons
are learned and days
grow shorter as we get
older. You don’t need
a folder to read the room.
Open your eyes and look
around. Take it all in
as you read the room.
From womb to the tomb,
leave no room for regret.
Read the room and learn
how fires burn. Read
each person’s face. Learn
just how the world turns.
Whatever you decide to do,
know that it is better to
read the room than to
leave the room. Look.
We can all be open books.
The consensus is I must mention
the five senses. Our eyes help us see
different human beings. It can be
a sight to behold when people fold.
Smells expose our noses; we know
what is rotten based on the smell.
We can tell when people go bad, too.
We can have a taste of the good life
if we work day and night. We must
touch the hearts of those who are
feeling down. We must feel for all
things under the sun and those
under the gun. Most importantly,
we have to look out and see life
for what it is and is not. Think
about the energy you put out
into the world and ask yourself
if you are truly being yourself.
We must wake up and smell
the roses on a constant basis.
Feel the love – ask for help.
Take the time to see yourself
shine and remember to breathe;
we cannot forget to breathe.
Many don’t understand how
to get over some things. Over
time, most dig underneath to feel
something deeper. We overvalue;
few truly understand the over-
arching message of needing re-dos:
do-overs. Those under the weather
are under the impression that it
doesn’t get better. Some are over
it, and that is an understatement.
Some feel the need to overpower
underachievers. Yet, those who run
hot will overheat. Under the sun,
life can become overwhelming.
Sleep under the stars and protect
your dream. When it’s all over,
our eyes close as the sun lowers.
Gone with the wind; we fly away today.
We knew we would not stay. It is hard to
say which way we are going or how fast
the wind is blowing. With no signs showing,
curiosity starts growing. The ways that we face
the days can dictate the rate at which we go.
Before we know it, things, times, people,
will be gone. Before long, we will learn
life’s unwavering song. As time flies, the sun
will rise just like the tide. There is no need to hide
when we seek the time to understand both
day and night. Gone, but never forgotten.
Here I am to feel fresh – never rotten.
Anyhow, I feel as if the wind blew me
out of my shoes. Now, I stay gone. I left to go
on a right path. Now, I have gone and found
a piece of peace: a life on the bright side.