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Zack Ripley May 23
I would be lying
If I said I wasn't afraid of failing.
But I'm more afraid of succeeding.
There's so much more pressure.
You have more to lose.
Your actions have more consequences.
You have to think more carefully
Before you choose.
But sometimes, you have to take risks.
You just have to decide
If it's worth the extra stress.
anoxvrmous May 20
I can breathe without you
live without you
I don't want to.
sounds of my heart
Mark Wanless May 8
from death arises
creation don't mean a thing
but that which you choose
Mark Wanless Apr 16
choose or be a life
puppet on a string is you
unless you say not
When knowing becomes a sin
A secret kept within
And the hushes in the wind
Question my eyes to see

The fear of those to know my name
It creeps and crawls beneath my veins
And threatens my judgment
Of things I simply cannot see

My friend, my foe
To me I'll never know
All this pain I've self induced
This habit I can't break loose

Tell me I am wrong
And sing me that song
Remind me I am my worst opponent,
Request my eyes to see.

A world full of mirrors
Yet still ashamed to say,
I am scared of me
An image I may gain  

But listen my darling,
The only eyes on you, is the reflection
Of what you choose,
Choose to be

The sooner you learn
That your eyes control you
That the mirror is the sin,
Not your many buried within

Forget to see
Then you'll really begin
To notice me,
Me and all my insecurities

But your kindness stretches farther than the horizon
Kissing the ocean goodnight
Only to rise in the morning
That is your ever giving light

It has been told
That the eye is the window to the soul
And the way you see others
Gives away the tears buried deep, beneath, that hole
This poem is about looking past yourself and seeing the good. Whether that be in nature, people or even yourself. I have noticed that the happiest people are always looking outward and the most miserable are always looking inward; kind of interesting. Anyways, I hope those who read this enjoy it!
Nylee Mar 18
I need to understand what I do need
I need to realise what do I want
I blame others for their choice
For they never choose me.
I keep the remaining hope aside
It has become my downside
What makes me, me
Me, doesn't even make me happy!
It doesn't even work when I hide
I got nothing in my pocket.
My changes disappear too,
always the rocky beginnings.
Simply told I may be jinxed,
I finish before the start line starts
Whatever I try to touch is simply gone.
Euryale Mar 10
What do u do when u come between two paths, one benefits you and one benefits others.
Looking back at it you’ve only made choices that benefits other, you’ve never made a choice that you’ve been positive behind because looking for validation from others has been edged into yo mind.
I start to understand the phase “ you could cross a ocean for someone but they would never do the same”
I came to understand this when i chose the path that benefited me an they called me selfish.
I had to turn back to the cross road an ponder, whether to choose the path that benefits them or choose the path that makes me smile within.
I know the answer but still I hesitate, knowing that if the path i chose is wrong I can’t turn back 🤎
Which would you choose? Plz discuss it in the comments 🖤
One year from now, where will you be?
Will you choose? Or just wait and see?

Choose to act - create some changes
From small steps, life rearranges

One year from now, will life be great?
Will you take actions that elevate?

Read new books and learn handy skills?
Or just cruise along to pay the bills?

One year from now, you’ll be the same
Unless you act to increase your game

Think new ideas - meet some new friends
Better thoughts lead to better ends
This is Prosperity Poem ** at and you can see it displayed on a beautiful background (copy and paste the link below).

I often share with people the general idea, "One year from now, you'll be much the same as you are today, except for the books you read and the people you meet."  

Sometimes I use "Five Years", but the idea is the same.  And it's true!  You can choose to make changes.  Get those new ideas!  Read those best books and listen to life changing audios. Meet new people.
Lee Aaun Feb 28
if my wishing for myself makes you insecure,
then baby you need to fall in love
with yourself rather than chasing
someone else's 'the one'
choosing yourself should be a trend!
Khanza Dec 2020
A consequence that must be faced when undergoing love.
If you don't want to feel deep pain don't love someone so deeply.

Trouble choosing when the long gone begin to come back as if the new ones were just a show for a moment

But your mind realizes that choosing is a difficult choice for the rest of your life is like separating a cactus from its thorns.

I hope you don't make the wrong choice, don't be rushed or late because all there are consequences that you have to face all your life.
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