Lost mantra


Don’t go gently
with your head to the ground
following your sad shadow.
Go with brazen yell
shouting you will overcome.
These depths are not for drowning.

Don’t go gently
like a mouse ashamed
of stealing cheese.
Go with eyes up and heart courageous
acknowledging lessons
accepting challenges.

Don’t go gently
as a weak candle
being snuffed by tears of remorse.
Go like a blazing bonfire
certain there is more to embrace.
Forgive this heart its bruises.
Let tomorrow define tomorrow.

Published by B

I am B (call me BB and I will gut you) I like daisies, books, and men who understand the wisdom of Kermit the Frog. I refer to my favorite person as TMW5T Why? because if he had 6 I'd call him TMW6T, duh!!

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