Being At The Bottom

People say

Being at the bottom

Means there’s only one way to go-

Up.

But does it ever feel to you

That when you hit bottom,

You see the top,

You see where you want to be,

But someone throws you down a shovel,

And proves people

Wrong.

There is something deeper

Than rock bottom.

I know.

I was there.

But after a while,

You get tired of being

At the bottom.

And you start looking

For things to change.

And when nothing does,

You finally decide

That you yourself

Have to be the change.

So that’s what you do.

You move on.

You take the source of the negativity

Out of your life.

Cut it out

With a knife.

Painful or not,

It’s what’s best for you

And sometimes

You have to do what’s best for you.

They will survive

Without you.

You will miss them.

And they might miss you

But you will find new,

And you will add positivity

To yourself.

And then you find

Being at the bottom

Isn’t so bad after all.

Because being at the bottom,

You realize

What is keeping you down there.

And then,

While they are stuck at the bottom,

You make your way to the top.

All the way

To the top

And then you fly.

You fly right out

From that hole/well/whatever it is

And when you look back down,

They are still there

Holding each other down

And you look around

Seeing the positivity

And it’s so beautiful up here

You could cry.

You see

How much better life is

If you surround yourself with the right people

Because the wrong people

Are still stuck at the bottom.

So now guess who they’re looking up to?

You. 

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