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Dogs 2017

OWN YOUR MOAN
(11/5/17)

you're
an adult

your decisions
have put you
into this position

either
you have chosen
your way
into misery

or you have
chosen
to put yourself
in the way
of negative consequences
not of your own
making

stop looking
to lay blame

start searching
for solutions
regardless
of the perceived
cause

don't bother
others
by seeking
solace

a hug

if you need
their help
to remedy
your situation

ask directly

ask simply

but once
you ask
be ready to accept
any efficacious
answers

you have
opened
the door
to their best
intentions

so suffer
their goodwill
gladly

better
to be silent

deal
with the ordeal
alone

once
on the other
side
you will know
something
that you didn't
before

about
the world

about
yourself

of course
circumstances
may cripple

may kill
you

despite
your best
efforts

an important
lesson
of another
sort