Inner Frustrations

I dislike what
life has become,
a place to swallow and succumb,
the selfishness
in everyone,
makes me feel drained and simply numb.

I feel there is
no one to trust,
all confidants just dump and run,
camaraderie,
stained and done,
my old connections have formed rust,

I grab a hold
of my own thoughts,
absorb the warmth, inhale the sun,
my future days
have not been caught,
know in the end pure hearts outrun.

I will search for
positive ones,
stumble at times, till I find some,
with or without
will still be fun,
dancing to the beats from my drum.

– Grace Y. Estevez – Reddy

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  1. I just love the way you weave the words together. A true master poet. I am glad i got to read your work. I have never seen poetry so beautiful. I am humbled cant call myself a poet after i read this.

    1. Thank you so much for your kind response. I am truly humbled by your words. Would love to read your work but your site is unavailable . Hope you have a fabulous day .πŸ’•

      1. Wow i thank you. Really i was wondering why i got no replies now i know. Its like you read my mind.
        I am going to fix that.

        My purpose here is to help others improve themselves. Keep up the good work.

  2. Despite the hardships of a busy life, there is no choice but to move on, but keep in mind that there are always exceptions that arise in our lives, such as a good person.

    A pleasure to read you.
    Best regards.

  3. Whatever the feelings, its reality.
    Hopefully, there are similar ones.
    Knowing and understanding, human /life values.
    It’s certain to meet, a diamond in mine.
    Keep your work on, true relations.

  4. Excellent post and surely an important need of our society of positivity. We need positive people in our lives as we are drained so much due to negativity❀

  5. You and your poems always search for positive ones. It’s a beautiful approach, Grace πŸ˜ŠπŸ’–

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