Dum Spiro Spero

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I can’t always feel it, because sometimes it is out of reach.

Lonely, anxious, worried, scared.  Negative thoughts race though my brain.

But something pulls be back to rationality.

 

And I hear:

“As long as I breathe I hope.”

 

It takes me a second to remember why I keep trying.

Happiness seems so far away.

Just give up!  I tell myself.  But instantly I’m yanked back.

 

There it is again:

“As long as I breathe I hope.”

 

It takes months, but I’m in a good place.

Loved ones care, I learn happiness is a choice.

And I don’t need to be hauled back.

 

This time I say out loud:

“As long as I breathe I hope.”

 

Positivity is key.

Repeat the mantra and you’ll see,

Hope is always there.  Ready to guide you through the impossible.

 

“As long as I breathe I hope.”

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kayli hom

Hope will be there

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