V
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Jan 25

Panda woman, that is me
Wears a mask and is chubby
Climbing up a bamboo tree

#funny   #mask   #tree   #me   #woman   #animals   #climb   #chubby   #panda  

I see nothing beyond
No turning around
All life is withdrawn
The bottom not found
My stomache will sink
As I am pushed to the brink

Despite being so close
I still want to fight
The end nobody knows
I move with death in sight
Out comes survival instinct
As I am pushed to the brink

Suddenly I begin to fall
The air is rushing me
Life is beginning to stall
The end is here finally
Yet I can't help but think
As I am pushed to the brink

I grasp for anything
Because I'm not done yet
Can't just let death win
Still too much regret
I refuse death's drink
As I climb from the brink

#life   #regret   #death   #end   #fight   #instinct   #climb   #brink  
Ami Shae
Ami Shae
Dec 18, 2016

I dove in head first--
didn't think about it
let the huge bubble
around me burst--
ignored the warning signs
of shallow water all around
not the least fearful
of landing on the ground
instead of the murky, watery sea--
but the ground came fast
and slammed right into me--
still I got my ass right back up again
and climbed that huge ladder
all determined to be the one to win
and jumped this time feet first--
and yep,
still made that bubble burst,
but this time I landed smack into the sea
and swam far, far away from here
seems it was finally my time to just be free!

#free   #sea   #imagine   #swim   #persistence   #determined   #climb  

I often picture myself climbing;
Trudging up a mountain slope.
My every breath echoing,
Fighting against the roaring wind,
Fighting against the past,
Longing for serenity,
For a taste of calmness.

I picture the snow-clad ascent,
Until my feet become glacial,
Until The rising sun reveals
Its thermal bliss,
As if to say hello.
It etches the sky, as I
Sense the draft gradually retire.

My smile, frigid and slight,
Exudes hope and begins to
Thaw my heart.
It begins to give me purpose.
With all my being I progress up
The mountain slope.
A twinkle in my frost-covered eye.

The air is pure,
And even at this altitude, my
Lungs are not deprived.
I can breathe...
The clouds cheer me on
As I reach the loftiest point.
Finally, I feel close to my Creator.

I let out a shivery yell,
While the giant looms in the
Distance; Increasing its radiance
Just for me.
My voice finds its way back to me
Many times, and I now know
What it's like to love myself.

Everything that has ever
Torn me down,
Broken me,
Suffocated my soul-
None of it matters anymore.
It all vanished with the wind,
The mist, and a victory cry...

© 2016 Raul Zamarripa III
#broken   #hope   #clouds   #wind   #mountain   #calmness   #rising   #victory   #climb   #ascent  
MindsPalace
MindsPalace
Nov 15, 2016

Early morning, still asleep, but awake. Driving.
Trail head, moving, but still asleep. Starting.
Early blues, dirt and cold, move. Hiking.
Sunrise, waking up, seeing green. Accepting.
Light and day, a smile, and examination. Upwards.
Afternoon, some food, energized. Suspense.
Another start, a drink, you see it. Anticipation.
Final push, sun overhead, sweat. Breaking.
A moment, you're there, the peak. Relief.
A pause, a rest, the magic. Beauty.
Postpone, delay, but down again. Exhaustion.
Aching, sore, but worth it. Descent.
Time, darkness, back again. Driving.
Ahead -- another mountain, tall, for tomorrow. Sleep.

#sleep   #nature   #beauty   #morning   #mountain   #cycle   #early   #trail   #climb   #hike  
Sarah Parker
Sarah Parker
Nov 14, 2016

such a mixed up,
messed up soul
murky eyes full
of hearts she stole
with empty hands
she gives her all
seeking the climb
so she feels the fall

#depression   #heart   #pain   #up   #fall   #empty   #soul   #messed   #bpd   #climb  
Brett Palmero
Brett Palmero
Oct 26, 2016

This climb we take
Most pain and misery
Our hard work at stake
Just for some scenery
We are the few
Struggling for the view

Each rock we move
New challenges arise
Our path never smooth
Is our journey wise?
This stress not new
Struggling for the view

We make it there
Looking at our journey
Nothing will compare
To the love we carry
For the road we traveled
And the view we unraveled

Joe
#pain   #strength   #stress   #journey   #view   #struggle   #challenge   #climb  
Ron
Ron
Sep 30, 2016

It's pressing on my chest
Like a weight that can't be lifted
I hate the way it feels
As if the world is tilted
I climb and climb
But fall back down
To my place
Here on the ground
I've lost my wings
I've lost my hope
I need a reason to climb back up

#life   #stress   #down   #reason   #climb  
Kaitlin Evers
Sep 12, 2016

trapped for years
barred
behind my fears
an iron pen
not of men
held me for a time
a rocky climb
though now I'm free
to live and be
no one else,      
No one else, but me

#fear   #trapped   #free   #live   #climb  

The goal is to climb the mountain
Not carry it.

Life is a climb, with so much baggage and weight on my shoulders it seems near impossible sometimes
#life   #mountains   #baggage   #climb  
 
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