The Skittles of Self Esteem – Written Sunday 29th December 2019 (Aged 44)

The Skittles of Self Esteem

when you have been treated appallingly
how do you resolve that inside?
do you chase personal justice –
or does it have to lie
when you start to reflect
and personally, you wonder why
i see all these people
screaming about fairness

but –
when you have been treated appallingly
where are they to protect you?
they seem to slide off –
down desks and down the walls
as your confidence falls
and they bowl deadly bowling balls
at the skittles of your self esteem

when you have been treated appallingly
by people ll too willingly
how do you make it light inside
how do you not blame yourself
so hard, so hard, hard to know –
and hard to know why




James Garratt – Sunday 29th December 2019


James Garratt – Sunday 29th June 2019


More poems at
https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/


More about this blog, The Boy Behind the Glasses, here
 https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/2020/01/08/the-boy-behind-the-glasses-an-introduction/


More poems from 2020 here 
https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/category/poems-and-writing-2020/ 

I am a 40 something sometime writer. I live in the South West of the UK but originally I am from Essex.

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