Loose Words
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Loose Words

The shoes of another

Considering compassion

Photo by Kajetan Sumila on Unsplash

No one I have met
is perfectly wise
Everyone has seen shadow
That a smile can’t disguise
Everyone’s been on fire,
Everyone’s missed a train
Been the first to let go
Been the ball or the chain
Strength is often illusion,
Made of wicker and pain
Dreams are often in escrow
Life’s a lonely campaign
Can I choose to remember
When life casts me a spell
That the shoes of another
Have a story to…

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Jac Gautreau

Jac Gautreau

Producer, writer, generalist, productivity enthusiast / Producteur, auteur, généraliste, passionné de productivité