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Always Someone Worse

Rating: 4.8
There are times we feel,
like giving up,
empty, drawn out,
life not worth living,
abused, beaten, raped,
nelected, pushed away,
not loved, not wanted,
you can't run away from your problems,
because, where ever you go,
you have to take you with you,
theres a new tomorrow,
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Amanda Lukas 31 January 2007
I think it's a fantastic idea for a poem. There's always someone who doesn't have it quite as good as you. It brings one of my favorite epicurus quotes to mind: 'Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” I feel like you might have slightly overused commas in an attempt to add a pausing effect. Just a thought!
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Karen Clements 20 January 2007
Think this is something we all should think about Jim! We need to count our blessings! ! Karen x
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Nimal Dunuhinga 14 January 2007
Really a Gem as I see the reality of life, I love this poem very much.
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Newo Enec 13 January 2007
this is so down to earth, so honest and hopeful. i felt like i had faith in what i had again. -Newo
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Brandy O'hair 12 January 2007
i love this poem! so true.
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Jim>>>Words of stark truism, indeed....and you are rightabout takin you w/you, cuz, no matter how annoyed i get with myself at times, i can't seem to get away from the problem! lol! Solid crafting, Jim... ~ F. j. R. ~
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Alison Cassidy 10 January 2007
I like your line 'you have to take you with you'. A sensitively written honest poem and a timely reminder to all of us. It's about perception, not reality. Some of the happiest people in the world are the poorest. Thanks for posting this Jim. love, Allie xxxxxxxx
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Vonda Overlie 10 January 2007
YES Jim.. So true! Great Work. -Vonda
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Jerry Hughes 09 January 2007
...spot on Jim, there's always someone worse off than you'll ever be -'brother can you spare a dime? '
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Carrie Salazar 09 January 2007
Jim, that is very very good and honest and it gives off hope! ! carrie
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