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Connection Conquers Addiction

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I was inspried to write this after listening to Johann Hari's TED talk, "Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong..." 


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Connection Conquers Addiction

Unlike the opaque, and shadowed depths which must be stirred;
Moving only when senses or wisdom are blurred.
As emotions dart, here, and there;
Fleeting like a shimmering flash, in the darkest of lair.

Healthy spirits wise to the current’s ebbs and sways;
Intertwining before, during, evermore, and always.
Droplets converge, streams become a river;
Tumbling and turning, but each drop a giver.

Varied in movement, but progressing none-the-less;
The mighty torrents of the waterfall do convalesce.
Supporting each other, connected at the core;
Each atom of being begging to give more.


Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 9/16/2017 6:11:00 AM
I've heard that connection is the opposite of addiction, makes perfect sense to me. I want to check out that Ted Talk :)
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