life, travel

Chokecherry and Smoothies

In case you missed my other posts, I’m writing about how I learned that I’m not as nice a person as I believed while on my trip to South Dakota.

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life, poetry

Alternate Universe

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare. ~ Mark Twain

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Alternate universe waterfall – read more below

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philosophy, poetry

Victim

by Lori (L. Virelli)

Courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net
Courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net

Because I don’t see you as a victim,
you’ve made me your perpetrator.
Because I see you as empowered,
you’ve made me ignorant.
Because I don’t blame your mistakes
on anyone else,
you’ve made me to blame.
Because I see failure as an opportunity,
you’ve made me insensitive
for having faith in you,
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