No, I don’t want to pursue your dream

Bijal A Shah
Jun 27, 2018 · 2 min read

A Poem by Bijal Shah

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Dear Sir, I enjoy hearing about your dreams

Goals, ambitions and future income streams

I have to admit though, I have been thinking of my own

Yes, I have my own dreams and seeds that I have sown

To get me to my current position.

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Great strides I have taken, oceans that I have crossed

Other opportunities I have forsaken, ideas that I have tossed

I am grateful for the opportunity and the introductions

Your ideas, visions and life plans are enticing concoctions

I am ready now, however, to give birth to my own mission

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I wish I could tell you openly Sir how I truly feel

I am no longer committed so to your spiel

I am in the process of metamorphosis

It’s time to be true to myself and my choices

I now walk the road less travelled to live my own dream

A big hello and thank you for reading! Passionate about literature, psychology, and life I launched Book Therapy as an alternative form of therapy using the power of literature. I create reading lists/personalised book prescriptions based on your individual needs, this is my signature personalised reading service. You can also check out Book Therapy’s other free reading lists and A- Z of book prescriptions (covering both fiction and non-fiction). These suggest books based on your existing life situation (e.g. anxiety, job change, relationship heartache) as well as interests (e.g memoir, historical fiction, non-fiction, crime etc). There’s also one for children, Children’s A — Z of Book Prescriptions. Feel free to check out the blog for more literary gems. There’s also a post on my personal story of how I entered the world of bibliotherapy and book curation. And if you’d like to connect, email me at bijal@booktherapy.io or www.booktherapy.io.

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Bijal A Shah

Written by

Book therapist, author, poet & founder of Book Therapy - therapy using the power of literature: https://www.booktherapy.io/pages/a-z-of-book-prescriptions

Bijal A Shah

Written by

Book therapist, author, poet & founder of Book Therapy - therapy using the power of literature: https://www.booktherapy.io/pages/a-z-of-book-prescriptions

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