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Daily Prompt: Survive

I just want to survive the days and years that seem to hard.

But, I don’t want to survive them just to make it by each day with no life lesson learned.

I want to feel every emotion and live in every moment.

Even when those moments aren’t so great and I just want them to get better.

And they will only in time, so I have to keep surviving to see what more this life can offer me.

I will survive for me and walk slowly through the journey I am on.

For I don’t want to miss seeing the wonders before me.

For when it is time for me to go I want to feel like I conquered more than just a few things.

I want to look back and say I survived it all and God was on that walk with me and without him my chances were slim.

 

 

Written By: Deirdre Stokes

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Daily Prompt: Impression

Sometimes first impression don’t workout

and they leave you wishing you hadn’t said or acted that way.

You hope that second chances are given or maybe they forgot that

awkward person was you and move on from the moment.

Or first impressions go so well that you remember how amazing meeting that person

was but you totally forgot their name and you don’t want to make things awkward next time when you can’t say more than hey.

First impressions are something we all care about and something we always have in the back of our mind.

But, soon were just being ourselves and first impressions are no longer an issue as we get to know each other.

Maybe we will remember the moment we first met each other and maybe we won’t but, we will know how we feel about each other now as time has gone by.

 

Written By: Deirdre Stokes

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Daily Prompt: Catapult

That morning I didn’t expect to be catapulted out of your life.

As you told me off it felt like you had just launched me into the air.

And as I was high above everything, all the memories of our time together played through my head.

And when you were done talking and walked away it all came crashing down.

I felt the weight of your words crash me into nothing.

The person I used to be was gone and who I became next was a stranger to myself.

I was trapped in a body that was no longer me but I had nowhere to go.

And, so I had to accept this new journey I was about to take or I’d waste away into nothing but an empty shell.

 

Written By: Deirdre Stokes

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Daily Prompt: Adrift

He walked through the halls as if he had no purpose.

He seemed so confused by all the people who seemed to be in such a hurry around him.

He didn’t know why he didn’t have that drive in his life.

He didn’t seem to have anywhere to go and no idea what he really wanted either.

 

 

Written By: Deirdre Stokes

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Daily Prompt: Adrift

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Daily Prompt: Unmoored

I had drifted away from things in my life for far too long

it was time to release my archer.

And stay in one spot for just a while so that I could catch my breath

and to slow down my racing mind.

So for once I could have my thoughts in order and to clear away the things

that didn’t need to be in my life and on my mind.

I needed the moments after this one to be great and profound and to not

be the same like before.

I had to find my way to a new point in my life that would be stable and reliable

because If I didn’t get it together for myself.

Things would not play out the way the need to and the ending would be less worth the wait.

 

Written By: Deirdre Stokes

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Do I

say sorry when I’ve led you into my heart only to throw you out when my heart doesn’t want or need to be loved anymore.

Do I start to shut down because I’ve been shut out by others

Did I make a mistake by letting others into my life only to be hurt and somehow broken for a lifetime.

How do I just accept this new life when it feels so lonely and hopeless sometimes.

Should I spend my time crying for people who have long forgotten me or do I stand strong and move on and close myself off. 

Or do I just keep opening myself up and trust that not everyone is the same and this time maybe it will be different.

I guess sometimes in life taking a risk can truly be life changing.

The smile I wear on my face now is not fake anymore for it’s genuinely showing how I feel inside and outside.

Maybe I was living this thing called life the wrong way and now that my path seems brighter.

I too can feel more alive and free from the hold of keep things and people around far too long.

 

Written By: Deirdre Stokes

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Daily Prompt: Descend

I saw you for the first time in months and the wall

I had built up to protect me from your evil ways.

Just seemed to drop as you smiled at me and slowly

walked towards me with so much purpose.

I just couldn’t stand that after all you put me through

here you were just about to destroy me again.

But, before you got a chance to get too close to me

out walks my savior tall and lean and breaks my view of you.

He starts to talk to me and it seems like thirty minutes has gone by

and by the time he walks away with my number.

You are nowhere to be seen and I finally can breath again and relax, and

go  back to the life I built all on my own without you.

 

 

Written By: Deirdre Stokes

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Daily Prompt: Descend