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Functioning - a poem of fustration

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 15:50
Defective, broken, built with a dent Cracked and chipped, a part that is bent Analyzed, realized, put back on the shelf As others are taken, it sat by itself. Flawed and torn, boxed up with it scratched An error, mistake that cannot be patched Examined and seen, the item returned Put in the back with no one concerned. But it knows its flaw, defect, its break It's error, malfunction, it knows the mistake Epileptic, a seizure, a non-working brain No one would buy that, all would abstain.


Very good & yes I do

Submitted by wichitarick1_5a7dc4f30d6c4 on Sat, 2018-09-01 - 04:16
Very good & yes I do understand.  Learning that we can live within those flaws and at least accept ourselves even when tested by the hour can make a big difference. thanks & my best to you Rick

Very well written, I think we

Submitted by Believer_59cd4d81a99cf on Sun, 2018-10-07 - 22:01
Very well written, I think we can all really relate to that feeling of being defective. But it's important to remember that we're always worthy of love, life and everything that comes with it. I'm a firm believer in "everyone has something." No one makes it through life without encountering their "something," and everyone has their challenges. To write everyone off as broken because of their challenges or imperfections would be absurd. I guess what I'm saying is you aren't broken, you're human. And being human means life comes with dents. Lean in and really *live* as much as you can. I hope you find people to surround yourself with who can see you as a full person, flaws included but strengths as well.Take careB

Wow! This a well written and

Submitted by quida1017 on Tue, 2020-05-05 - 18:06
Wow! This a well written and great poem!!!

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