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What Have I Done?

Life is a journey but journeys are different!

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What Have I Done?
Matea Paveskovic

"What have I done?"

I have believed in the illusion of success,

I have believed in the delusion of failure,

I have succumbed to unfortunate circumstances,

I have seized and missed several chances,


I have believed passionately and also given up,

I have poured tea that overflew my cup,

I have walked alone and with loved ones,

I have made some very clever puns,

I have stood in the rain and wet my tears,

I have faced the most nightmarish fears,


I have been taunted and called names,

I have been the die of some very cruel games,

I have become presumptuous and fallen on my face,

I have had trouble keeping up my pace,


I have become tired and yet carried on,

I have had phases when my own self was gone,

I have made bad judgment calls,

I have engaged in some unnecessary brawls,


I have broken hearts and been heartbroken,

I have had trouble recognizing when my old self had woken,

I have taken numerous leaps of faith,

I have gotten into meaningless debates,


I have wandered without destinations,

I have become prey to hallucinations,

I have lost and found and lost again,

I have found and lost and found again,


I have gone through a fierce journey,

And realized I get to call it mine,

I have set myself on fire,

Only to gather burns truly make me shine!

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