stress and soreness
Inspiration hits with a flash, stories written on the go. A rumble of laughter and the tale is heard only in echoes. The wind blows me in a new direction. Whom shall I visit next?
I'll get to the point yea, right away
I'm having trouble handling my life today
I've been ridiculed, mocked, and I've been clocked
And I have no defense, my senses locked
I've been disrespected, my pride is all infected
The world in online life reflected
Is there an end in sight for this kind of blight?
Is there no end to the bullies on the right?
What can people do if they're scared to fight?
Maybe the best defense is just to die
I don't want to take an eye for an eye
No prequels yet. Why not write one?
No sequels yet. Why not write one?
Comments (4 so far!)
If you give up, they win. Sometimes just existing is it's own brand of resistance. I'm hopeful that the loudest voices are not the most representative. I'm hopeful that love defeats hate. The world might be swirling down the toilet drain right now, but if enough of us can paddle, maybe we can reverse the course. /salute with the blade of my words
- #3259 Posted 6 months ago
Your encouragement here has made me think again. I hope you're right. Anyway I still stand by my statements about a very disrespectful user at a popular microblogging site, even though the post was mocked by hundreds of the disrespectful person's followers, so I'm going to leave it where it is...as long as my anxiety lets me, at least. Thank you, Robert!
- #3260 Posted 6 months ago
Dying only works in video games. Real life is a one shot kinda deal. You use yours to the best of your ability. Taking a stand means braving the elements, and when knocked down, getting back up again.
- #3267 Posted 6 months ago
I appreciate your response, Elsha, most exuberant and busy member of the Ficlatte family. To me, though, ... the thought you first stated there sounds really alien to me, I am having trouble seeing the world in that way. I know that at times it is okay to give up, and I'm at the edge here.
- #3283 Posted 6 months ago
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