jump to navigation

My Disservice January 24, 2013

Posted by JP in Poetry.
trackback

I’ve done the world a disservice.

I’ve shown the world me;

not all of me you see,

just parts and bits.

I’ve shared my ire,

and my biting wit.

I’ve shared my stern glare

my cutting sarcasm,

my litany of complaints.

I’ve shared my bitterness

my strife, my angst in life.

I’ve shared my dissonance,

my anger, distaste, and dislike.

I’ve silenced my foes

and bloodied those closest to me.

I’ve shared the worst,

the worst there is of me.

I’ve denied the world

a glimpse of my love

the glow of my inner light,

my constant desire to do right.

I’ve denied the world

through denial of myself.

I’ve not given in,

to compassion, love, peace.

I’ve railed against it all,

while resisting my soul’s call.

I’ve shared the bits of offal

to my utter shame.

I’ve shared the worst of me,

and this has got to end.

I have so much more to give,

love, kindness, peace, joy.

I have spirituality and thought,

intelligence and compassion.

This is the me the world should see

this is the me they will.

Advertisements

Comments»

No comments yet — be the first.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: