Reflections – Written October 2011 (Aged 36)

Reflections

my life,
perhaps has not had the even paths
that others
have craved
or sometimes made
my life,
may not have the morality
others treat like a lifeboat
keeping self decency afloat
but my arrows
have only ever been in jest
sometimes a test
you may say
you are not like me
but we swim in the same sea
cling to the same palm tree
and eat honey from the same bees
the only the difference
is the nature of the reflections we see




James Garratt – October 2011


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https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/category/poems-and-writing-2011/

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