Save Yourself

I can’t save you, they say
You must save yourself
Self-help puritans peddling
half-baked video remedies and promises.

image via MorgueFile

image via MorgueFile

How do you save yourself?
One toehold at a time
A better life waits,
lived choice by choice.

Can you make it alone?
Oh, yes. Inch by inch, yes you can.
But if you encourage your friends
Your soul will catch fire.

Save yourself by helping them.

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2 thoughts on “Save Yourself

  1. Whew, girl. This one hit me hard in the solar plexus. How’d you know I was wobbling on the edge of a blue funk? Your words helped me — is your soul on fire? Thank you.

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