…or…

October 29, 2014 at 4:00 pm 17 comments

~

sometimes

i stand outside of myself

wondering

what do other people see ~

do they read beneath the words i write

or

sit beside me while i dream?

~

can i be seen for the person i truly am

or

the person i want to be

or

do they only see what they choose to see

and

dismiss the isolated

parts

i strive to set free?

~

~

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tinkles… time…..passing….

17 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Yoshiko  |  October 29, 2014 at 4:44 pm

    I can resonate with you in this. It’s so painful.

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    • 2. words4jp  |  October 29, 2014 at 10:44 pm

      xxxxxx – it is something i struggle with all of the time.

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      • 3. Yoshiko  |  October 30, 2014 at 7:29 am

        And so do I.

  • 4. Paul Handover  |  October 29, 2014 at 5:28 pm

    The journey inwards is the most difficult one of our lives, yet the most rewarding one. This blog offers so much encouragement in taking that journey.

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    • 5. words4jp  |  October 29, 2014 at 10:45 pm

      Thank you. I am afraid i am not fond of the journey. I write about doing it and thinking about it, but doing it is another matter.

      Reply
  • 6. kismet  |  October 29, 2014 at 5:29 pm

    how true that is ❤❤

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    • 7. words4jp  |  October 29, 2014 at 10:46 pm

      Yes, it is…..;)

      Reply
  • 8. MsTranquility  |  October 29, 2014 at 5:39 pm

    Your thoughts have been very similar to mine over the past day. I have written many posts and were too afraid to post them, so into the trash they went. I wish I knew the answers though ♥

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  • 9. Dom DiFrancesco  |  October 29, 2014 at 7:13 pm

    I suppose we will never know. I suppose that we are perceived as whatever we choose to let out and maybe what people want to see or believe. Great poem. 🙂

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    • 10. words4jp  |  October 29, 2014 at 10:47 pm

      Thank you:) i was feeling philosophical.

      Reply
  • 11. Mytwosentences  |  October 29, 2014 at 10:26 pm

    Absolutely truthful. I truly appreciate the flow of this. That same thought crosses my mind quite often as well… I would imagine every writer deals with some version of a doubt that their message from the work may be glossed over.

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    • 12. words4jp  |  October 29, 2014 at 10:49 pm

      Tis true, as well as, tis true in life. Doth knowth well;)

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  • 13. LadyPinkRose  |  October 30, 2014 at 12:52 am

    Excellent questions, some if not all I ask myself. I really enjoyed this. Thank you. Love, Amy

    Reply
    • 14. words4jp  |  October 31, 2014 at 1:53 am

      Thank you. Sometimes i think too too much;)

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      • 15. LadyPinkRose  |  October 31, 2014 at 1:53 pm

        OH, if you could read my mind, you would know I am in the same boat as you are. LOL Love, Amy

  • 16. hitandrun1964  |  October 30, 2014 at 1:02 am

    People can only see who THEY are when they look at others. It can’t be any other way. We see from our own world view and experience. That colors everything.

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    • 17. words4jp  |  October 31, 2014 at 1:55 am

      Yes it does:) xx

      Reply

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