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Abandoned Boarded

I'm taking a leap with my both feet Without no shoe's to spare my soul's And if I land on unkempt ground I am bound to find I am barely able to walk let alone manage baby steps or stand erect But this i knew before I and yet still I did Due to the fact way deep down obviously i was terminally unfulfilled In what and who I had become Until one day I eventually realized I hadn't woken up and seen the sun blinding in quite a long while So dank and bleak I thought the sun had just lost it's shine and because of my current disposition I had simply failed to pay attention let alone care to notice The streets where totally abandoned there was no signs of life all buildings and home's we're boarded up Apart from the shoe store stacked to the rafters with all kinds of different Boot's In a multitude of sizes and range of plush leather from the crocodile of the Nile cobra snake to the buffalo rodeo cow Problem is though I landed on my feet the street below me hadn't been swept in a long while And it was full of discarded shattered shard's of broken bottle glass Which are now firmly imbedded into the soul's of my feet So walking now is out of the question and if I try to crawl I will only end up with glass not only in my hands but also in my feet as well So here I still having pondered this conundrum for quite a while No further along nor closer to where I need to be although in my mind's eye I can the light through see And do I now regret and wish I had not leapt well maybe yes But come to think of it it's in actual fact both pointless and irrelevant Because cold hard reality is it isn't going to help or about to change What's done is done like it or not the sun isn't and never will be dark What it means in actuality effect is this The fire and light in your eyes has gone out Whether or not you can relight it or get it back is solely up to you And whether or not or how much fight you have left possessed in you or you want it to

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Date: 11/30/2022 7:05:00 PM
I find this very beautiful. It resonates with me. Thank you for sharing!
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Christopher Flaherty
Date: 12/1/2022 11:19:00 AM
As always thank you very much indeed much obliged and appreciative Becky And thank you for sharing your time and commenting