“THE PATH”

Hi, guys! I am going to try to complete #NaNoPoblano again. I thought I’d share my earliest attempts at poetry (yikes!). Please keep in mind, I was younger, still inexperienced in many things, still trying to find my style. So bear with me, please.

I can’t complete the whole month with only poems so I thought I’d just share 10 of my earliest works. I will have a new theme after. Maybe 10 earliest-something again. So I guess, the main theme is “A Few of My Earliest Things”. For now, it’s poems, Anyhoo, I’d like to post this before the day ends. Will add page edits later. For the life of me, I still can’t get the hang of this newer version of the editor. Anyway, for more samples of my poetry, you can find them at the POETRY NOOK.

I tended to think a lot back in high school (and in a lot of ways, I still do), ergo, this poem. if memory serves me right, though, I was happy when I wrote this. Our Lit teacher told us to write a poem in class and to show it to her. So here goes…

the path

Circumstance Is A Weak Choice

“That’s life” is one alibi that I hate hearing the most in times when I know that can’t be just it. I know that it can be a very realistic insight that I, myself, even accept once in a while. But many times, I notice that people say that just because they are taking the defeatist’s way out. They don’t want to make an effort anymore and use this excuse…

This is a good piece that I read and thought of reblogging. I have never forgotten about reblogging this, and now that I have re-read it, the more I see the importance of the message in my life these days. Hope you guys read it, too. Justine is a really good writer, methinks.

Live Now and Zen

Scenic view or septic tank? Your choice. Scenic view or septic tank? Your choice.

“I am who I am today because of the choices I made yesterday.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt

Here is my blanket statement of the day. There are two kinds of people in this world…people who embrace choice and people who don’t. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about this differentiation. I know many people who live their lives through the filter of circumstance. Things happen to them. They are firmly locked into the victim mindset, unable to let go of what is now in the past. Life has been unfair to them, and life has made them unhappy. But life is unfair to everyone in one way or another, and this is where choice comes in. When something unwelcome happens to you, you unexpectedly lose your job or your child or your home, for example, that is circumstance. How you deal with circumstance is choice…

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