I swam laps in a tub of lard
I ran the race of neurosis
I won the trophy~
I worked out daily at thinking
Lifted weights of anger and fear
I cycled miles of confusion
I grazed on cold cans of BEER.
I had no fault in my losses
It was always somebody else
Who tripped me
or clipped me
or nipped me
Til I fell in the dust on my SELF.
I rose up and looked in the mirror
The problem~stared back at me
It was me all along singing that song
ME~ ME~ ME
I turned around in an instant
Though it didn’t seem so~at the time
I look back over what lays behind me
And decided to write you this rhyme.
When we’re in trouble physically, mentally and or spiritually, life can be very tough and overwhelming.
How do you eat an elephant?
One bite at a time.
Let it be known: I am aware, this poem has a sing song rhythm. However, I liked it, it’s my journal and I hope someone gets something good out of it.