42*

What does it mean,

This life I live,

And what’s my purpose in it?

“Whatever you want

It to be

And what you will do with it!”

Ah yes, I say,

I see your point

Oh, Deep Thought, you’re so wise!

Of course you see

Beyond the veil

And all that it belies.

But what will you do

With your own life,

Oh, Deep Thought, use your head!

Will you stay put

In sad affairs

And where your heart feels dead?

Or will you choose

As others have

To walk away in grace

Knowing you

Can have your peace

While in another space?

For just as I

Have got to choose

A choice lies at your feet

On one side dead

Your heart will ache

While the other will feel sweet

On either side

You’ll still be who

You are and want to be

The only difference

You will know is

Whether you’ll be free

Begun upon a quiet act of rebellion and finished upon a feeling that someone somewhere feels trapped by circumstance but that they too can choose to make anything they want it to be while still maintaining their honor.

7 thoughts on “42*

  1. Hmmmm… this is really serious. This certainly takes to heart that either decision is going to hurt. But seeing that freedom comes from such a decision was like throwing a life line out. Either person can make a choice. This waiting around for the other person to decide… doesn’t have to be that way. Darn good writing, Kit. You always leave me wanting more information. 💜

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    • You know, you read like I do so I know how you get to the heart of EVERYTHING I write but it still amazes me that you do. I guess it’s good that I don’t give it all away, though… Wouldn’t want to be too loose with my thoughts! That could be reckless…

      Maybe I will write you a note tonight and you will see the picture of all the things that keep leaving you wanting to know more.

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      • I don’t imagine you to ever be careless with your words. You balance each thought before it even reaches the paper. I hope you feel like you can write me at anytime. I’d love that. And I will write you back, Kit. I’m glad you know that I do pay attention to what you write, when you write it, and from where. I’d never presume that I know what you are going through. But I will help you on your journey in any way that I can. I mean it.💜

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