I accept it.

I use it to Learn,

To Make me angry

So I can use that anger

To Drive me forward

to make me even more determined

It has Helped me countless times

By Teaching me how:

To become a better person

What not to do in certain circumstances

To know who to depend on

To come up with a Plan B

And sometimes c and d…

All the way to Z

It is the Best Teacher

Whose lessons are more valuable than

Those taught by any Human

If you pay attention to them

Commit them to memory

And use them to help Guide you

And I would never be where I am without it


I still fear it.

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