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Kumbaya

I’ve never thought myself to be exceptionally good at writing poetry. I believe my strongest points are in writing stories and possibly in prose (well so I have been told).

But from time to time, I guess I feel like I have bitten by a bug that causes me to make an attempt at poetry. Hopefully at some point in the near future I’ll be able to scribble out one as complex as those of the masters that demand clear and deep thinking and the ability to read in between the lines to understand the content. But for now, this is what I’ve got.

I wrote this ages ago and found it only recently while I looked through notes I wrote down here and there. I completed it and here it is. Continue reading

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Little nuggets from the past

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I remember going through a time of utter emotional turmoil once. It was a horrible time. My guess is that every one of us goes through a soul wrenching point in our lives where nothing really makes sense. Some people go through it when they are younger. Others when they are older. Some people experience it for much too long. While some are lucky or blessed enough to gather strength to rise above it. During this time, there were too many questions racing through my mind and never enough answers, and the times when I did get answers, they were never good enough. My situation was difficult because I didn’t understand a lot of things that concerned me; I didn’t understand myself anymore, my thoughts, my actions, my attitude. I wished I could get a break from everything. But I didn’t. I couldn’t. The world slowly became a much darker and more twisted place to live in. I didn’t trust anyone and I bottled up far too much hurt. Even when I thought I had found a firm footing for myself, it didn’t take long before I realised that I was still stuck in that same dark place.

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