This is just for me. If someone else gets something out of it too, whether it makes someone else feel less alone, or like someone can relate, that’s fantastic. If not, then fine, it’ll just be an outlet for me.
I’m struggling this week. I had a bad dream a couple of nights ago, and because I didn’t want to have any more bad dreams, I delayed going to bed last night and went to sleep late. Not too late, but I was tired today. I feel perpetually tired.
are the least important,
ones with the least need for help.
priority on the list. Our journey is done.
I don’t feel like a winner.
Why am I upset when I survived, my story’s been told,
out the other side, I’m perfectly alive?
is my gratitude? There are people
off than me, worse off than I
was, therefore mitigating
I’ve ever felt, of course.
emotional needs are nothing
to those with stage four
suffer so much physically,
who need a miracle.
have so much to be
for. I’m so lucky.
a picture of a candle on Facebook
not make me feel respected or honoured [1 share = 1
just reminds me of things I don’t need
help to be reminded of. [1 share = 1
don’t fight, we survive
it’s not our fault that
not the heroes
are not soldiers.
are just people
to get by.
is no more
strength in us
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