Mountanis will not move

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
You cannot change someone else, only yourself, an invaluable lesson for life.

Submitted: July 11, 2008

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Submitted: July 11, 2008



This perilous tug of war must cease
My hands are burnt and weary
From grasping a rope
That must be relinquished

I have attempted to supersede
An immovable mountain
My back has begun to ache

This realization is eminent
No longer can I try to change
Truly what is out of range

For I have clung desperately
To an illusion for which
There is no chance of being a reality

You are molded into a wax
Initiated by personal fears
From which you will not depart

I extended my deepest aspirations out to you
Upon a fine silver platter
Only to receive an untouched plate

Your eyes are closed
To a narrow mind which is
Unable to contain a bothered spirit
Overly consumed with self-loathing

There was a brief moment
I witnessed the door slightly ajar
So did you
Abruptly it slammed violently shut


So much time has elapsed
Too many heartbreaking efforts
Nonetheless, I do not accept defeat
Instead, an invaluable lesson is earned
I can not change some one else
Only myself for the better

A butterfly is suddenly born
As a breath of fresh air soars within
Charred hands will now start to heal
As the pain begins to peel

If a mountain will not move
Then stop attempting what was all ready inevitable
By realizing what can be changed

Their feet remain grounded in the cement
While mine, stand at the start of a new journey
With this new train of thought
I can all ready see the grey clouds have been lifted
And the weight from my heart and mind as well

What once kept me blinded
Has become crystal clear
You can’t change someone else
Only yourself, so move onward………………

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