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Grievances

Life goes on
The days turn
And I’m stuck.
Life goes on
But I don’t
And that’s a problem,
That only affects me.
No one cares how shattered my world may be.
I’m heart broken as a Greek plate
And I am contrite to reflect,
I let love become destructive
Instead of constructive.
I feel like it’s my fault
And I should just let it go
But my heart is full of love
That has no place to flow.

I should love myself, they say;
But this love I have is for a man.
I should love God, they say;
But God is not a man.
I should and I shouldn’t
Everyone seem to know best,
Yet my heart disagrees
And my days are unrest.
I want to be numb so I don’t feel the pain,
But I have to feel the pain to recall my own name.
I don’t want to say goodbye
But now I think I can.

In the desert’s dusk an echo fades,
I failed
I failed.

A tumultuous sandstorm,
A man is gone
A woman is gone.
People ask for things they cannot handle,
Then it all goes wrong.
You wanted to domain so
I let you lead, and
You lead me to oblivion.
You lead me to more gray hairs, lead.
Caused my eyes to wrinkle, many tears shed.

No wonder I feel that
I failed
I failed.

I fade. I’m dead. I’m free. I’m me.

19 responses to “Grievances”

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  1. Devang Upadhyaya Avatar

    Stand strong!! I know you will!!
    Remember to smile.

    1. Tut Yashar Avatar

      I am smiling now 😊

      1. Devang Upadhyaya Avatar

        Smile more, this is not enough

      2. Tut Yashar Avatar

        Lol I promise to

      3. Devang Upadhyaya Avatar

        Now start your day with a positivity
        Here its 7:30 pm, so day is over.
        Btw, hi from India 🙂

      4. Tut Yashar Avatar

        Hi from New York, it’s 10 am here

  2. GraceoftheSun Avatar

    Great message. 💕

    1. Tut Y Avatar

      Thank you, thank you 😊💗

      1. GraceoftheSun Avatar

        My pleasure 💕

  3. Jim Wingrove Avatar
    Jim Wingrove

    Moving and smart 👍👍

    1. Tut Y Avatar

      Thank you Jim 😊😊

      1. Jim Wingrove Avatar
        Jim Wingrove

        🤗🤗

  4. bloglifenstuff40b7eba1f1 Avatar

    Broken as ever
    But she’s not beyond being put back together

    1. Tut Y Avatar

      Lol that’s nice thank you 😊 I’m not broken though I’m very much whole

      1. bloglifenstuff40b7eba1f1 Avatar

        Just what came to mind while reading. I’m weird like that.

      2. Tut Y Avatar

        The “whole” is compiled of many parts including the less pleasant ones. In all my writings I describe contradictions, many parts of the whole. Here the poem ends in rejuvenation and freedom despite the heartbreak. A heart is also, a part of the whole 😊

      3. bloglifenstuff40b7eba1f1 Avatar

        You’re intelligent and mysterious lol!

      4. Tut Y Avatar

        Thank you 😊

      5. bloglifenstuff40b7eba1f1 Avatar

        You’re welcome!

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