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Journey

I'm lost inside this is my personal odyssey on this journey I'm not slaying maidens or sirens I'm trying to slay my demons I feel like Dante while my inferno burns my deadly sins are anger, jealousy, heartache, despair, hopelessness, solitude, and fear these seven turn me into a coward rather than a dark knight I stopped hopelessness with a mustard seed, heartache with a heart full of words that get life through a beat, the reverse of solitude when I get to thinking and talking to people, jealousy stopped when I saw the work people put into their craft, fear destroyed itself and I'm dealing with anger from this voyage not being what I want it to be and despair from past opportunities that turned to dust but I persist because it will get better than this, even a map was once blank finding my way to a new better place will lead to a larger peak and I'll find myself, break the shell and soar

Copyright © Anthony Matthis | Year Posted 2018


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  1. Date: 1/29/2018 2:45:00 PM

    Hi Anthony Matthis, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you have fun with this marvelous community. You'll find many friendly poets who are ready to support and give positive feedback. I TOO am ready to enjoy and follow you and your poetry if you'd like :) We are Lucky To Have you. Enjoy Poetry Soup 2018 :) Your New Poet Friend @-> LINDA <-@
  1. Date: 1/27/2018 11:01:00 PM

    These setbacks are as real as we make them...Nice message...

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