General Poetry posted January 5, 2020


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Who do I say that I am?

Positive Me.

by Tina Crute

I am more than what happens to me.
I absorb pain and see healing,
but I am neither a sponge,
nor am I a doctor.
I am more or less
who I choose to
be inside.
I am
me.

I am less than what I want to be.
Though I reach up and travel far
I am neither a ladder,
nor am I an airplane.
I am more or less,
who I choose to
be inside.
I am
me.

Life's ups and downs may toss me around
but once I've landed, I can choose
to what extent it shapes me.
I choose the better path.
I will be loving,
positive, kind.
I will be
grateful
me.


















 


Recognized

#427
2020


No matter what life experiences come, I get to choose who I want to be on the inside...And that's a freeing realization.
This may or may not be a Nonet...I am learning:)
The Bible says, "As a man thinketh in his heart, so he is." Thank you for this addition to my comments, Thomas Bowling!
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