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The year that was

So many times this dying year
I have been hard on myself
endured so many things
and thought that probably I deserved it
for one reason or another


So many times this dying year
I have lived like a tree
just being there
just being seen

So many times this dying year
I have lived life for others
Tried my best to give
to be
to impress
to this and to that
forgotten to enjoy being me
forgotten that no one can be me better than me

So many times this dying year
so many

So many times in the years
dead and gone before
I thought resolutions was a thing of the loser
who had nothing better to do
than draft plans that they know they will not do
But this dying year was different
I came to see my goals and achievements met
and i came to understand the importance of setting goals

So many times this dying year I have been blessed
blessed enough to write this
and to know that someone somewhere will be reading it

So on the second last day of this dying year
I learnt something
something I wish I did a…

The world is so full of sadness

The world is so full of sadness
This I saw from his dark brown eyes
welling up with tears
looking up to me
saying
silently
'help me, Please'
This eyes of this little boy
in hospital
dying from a disease
that was killing him slowly and yet with so much pain

The world is so full of sadness
This I saw from her brown eyes
welling up with tears
looking straight at me
as if she wanted to teach me something
saying
I had I known earlier,
I would have done something about
this madness and craziness
I encouraged in my younger yeears
has led to all this destruction
of nature and mankind


The world is so full of sadness
I saw this in the pictures he took
the pictures of people who know not of peace
the pictures oh the pictures
that filled my eyes with tears
blazed houses
lost kids
dead loved ones
smashed hearts
scared faces
butchered limbs
and crying fathers and mothers
saying
'why oh why'

This world is so full of sadness
I read this in his speech
in the lies he told
and the false h…