Life As We Know It

Life leaves me feeling confused.

I feel like life is wonderful

except when it’s terrible,

which is all the time.


Except sometimes it’s peaceful

and sometimes it’s joyful,

but when I think about it,

it’s mostly terrible.


Somebody warn the children!

Fairy tales are really horror stories

and nobody ever lived

‘Happily Ever After.’


But then I think maybe

it’s my thinking that’s the problem.

If you took me out of the equation,

everything would look like heaven.

If I forgot about me thinking these things

and just left them be,

everything would look like heaven,

everything would look like heaven.

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