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Patience Anyone?

RassyRRassy Posts: 154
edited 06/11/2012 - 9:00 AM in Chronic Pain

A prison with no bars
An enemy with no arms
A foe that can't be fought
Nor with money can it be bought

A weapon without a shell
A Heaven and a Hell
A horse with none to ride her
A ship with none to guide her

Today's yesterday, yesterday's tomorrow
Tears of joy, tears of sorrow
A promise and a pain
A loss and a gain

Waiting and wondering
Succeeding and blundering
A poem without rhyme.........
So goes the passing of time.

I wrote this a few years ago while dealing with another of life's rough patches. Writing was my way for me to cope with my emotions and feelings at that time. Every now and then, I re-read it when I am wondering all of those things we with chronic pain ask ourselves: why, when will it go away, where do I go, what do I do, etc. Seems the human creature is one whom must have immediate answers or reasons for everything ... and that's not a bad thing. I read this to remind myself that the answers and reasons we seek DO take time and, Lord help us, we need to cling to that virtue, Patience, now more that ever. Not east, is it? I hope I have given some of you a little peace of mind ... if only for a few minutes. Stay strong all.

Rassy's Story
Under House Arrest Without the Ankle Bracelet :-)
The remarks I make are strictly my own based on my personal experiences.


  • Too many questions, so few answers.

    We just need to realize we really control nothing, well perhaps we choose what to wear today, what to have for breakfast... But our control over what happens to us is insignificant.

    That's one the most important lessons "this" has thought me.
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