Second Chances

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So, if you had a chance to redo-it again, would you take it?

Going back to the time when you were so sure

When you knew exactly what you would end up doing and when

Maybe you would….

And it makes sense

Because life would be much easier then

Rules laid out in black and white

A list of things to do in your head

That you would keep checking off one by one

Only to add more to it at the end

But tell me, is that really what you would choose?

After looking at the person you’ve grown into now

All because of the decisions that you made

Back then, when you knew not how

How to heal from the pain,

That you once thought would forever stay

Or how to keep yourself from falling

Even when things slowly drifted away

So no, you really shouldn’t go back

Even if it seems tempting at a first glance,

Because yesterday is gone,

It’s no longer where you belong

And life,

Well it always has other plans…

 

Chances and Choices

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Sometimes it’s all about making the right choice.

Choosing between having the chance to get everything and taking that risk of losing it all.

Trusting yourself and believing that things will fall in place in the end.

Thinking it through once and then re-thinking it all over again.

Worrying a lot at the beginning and finally learning how to face it one step at a time.

Holding on to all that you care about, but at the same time letting go.

To see how much of it finds its way back to you.

 

Sometimes it’s important to face the storm.

To survive it and celebrate your win.

To forget who you were.

To envision all that you can be.

Because you’re getting stronger.

With each day that passes by.

 

Sometimes you just have to keep going.

Not listen to those voices in your head.

The ones that tell you to stop.

Holding you back from taking that leap of faith.

 

Because its everything that you’ve dreamed of having.

Everything that you really want now.

It’s waiting there.

On the other side of that dilemma.

 

Between winning and losing.

Between doubting and trusting.

Between holding on and letting go.

 

So, make that choice. Take that risk.

And gamble.

Because it might be your only chance.

Because it might be the right choice.

Because it might just be what you really need.

And end up changing your life, forever….

 

 

 

 

Let it Go

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What is it that makes you so sure?

That stops you from thinking twice

How can you possibly know?

If what you wish for is truly right

 

You choose to admire from a distance

Instead of moving two steps ahead

And silently walk away

Leaving everything unsaid

 

Yet you speak a thousand words,

When his smile is captured by your eyes

Making them brighten up

Or even a bit misty sometimes

 

How can you still think of the future?

When all that’s around you is about to change?

What makes you never let go of the belief?

That this one thing will always be the same

 

What if he never sees you

Because of all those that he is surrounded by?

Or forgets that you stand a mile apart

Waiting for the right time?

 

How long can you keep standing?

Not knowing if it will ever be true

“As long as it takes”, she said

“Until he flies as high as he wants to”

“Soars across the deep blue sky,

Shoots for the moon and lands somewhere among the stars,

And when he does,

I’ll still be here, waiting

Even if its somewhere far”

 

“Because it isn’t really about getting,

More about just letting go

Being grateful for having the chance to love

Staying where you are and watching it grow…”

 

And she ended with those words,

And so, did the questions in my mind

Turning away, I vowed to make the same promise to myself

To give it my all,

Leaving everything else behind….

 

 

Perfect Nonsense

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You’re living in a fantasy world

None of which makes much sense,

But yet you choose to believe

That there’s a spark of hope,

One that’s powerful, bright and dense

 

Enough to lighten up the sky

Just like the shooting star,

That you eagerly wait for every night

To wish upon,

Until it disappears to somewhere far

 

Carrying that one dream

That keeps you awake at night,

Makes you want to give it your all

And reminds you that it’s all worth a fight

 

One that would end someday

And leave you with nothing but victory,

Turning your life around

And leaving you with a new story

 

That will be read over and over again

In times of doubt, by your heart

And while your mind may always call it “perfect nonsense”,

You will still choose to believe in it,

As you find that little spark ……..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All You Have To Do Is Dream

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Thoughts are just thoughts

Until they turn into dreams,

And dreams are just dreams

Until they become real

 

And once that happens

We close our eyes again,

To take a moment

To know how it feels

 

To measure the happiness

To thank the pain,

To acknowledge the fear

Of having to do it all again

 

We embrace the fire

Within our soul,

And gather the courage

To keep moving on

 

To build the bridges

To destinations unknown,

And forget the ones

That somebody had once shown

 

Burning till the end

And setting ourselves free,

From who we once were

To become all that we can be….

Paint Me A New World

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Paint me a new world,

Where I can stare at the stars,

Without thinking twice about

How far they really are

 

Where I can continue to travel,

For hundreds of miles

Not once worrying about where I’ll end up,

But being sure to spread a few smiles

 

Where I can choose to fly,

Or to dance in the rain

Where love is all that there is to give

And there’s no room for pain

 

Where time can stop for a while

And moments could simply last longer

Where I could take a minute to admire

How far I’ve come and how I’ve become stronger

 

I choose to believe in unicorns,

Rainbows and other crazy things

So, would you be the one to paint me a new world?

One full of magic and countless dreams?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Under The Same Sky

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There were two worlds that they lived in – one full of dreams, and the other stark reality.

One where all that mattered was love,

and one where nothing else really mattered.

One which let them choose what they wanted,

and one where there really was no choice.

 

It was all temporary.

They knew that soon enough,

these two worlds would become one,

and so, would they.

There would be no more borders.

And the distance would disappear.

 

He glanced at her as she sat across the room.

She looked back at him and smiled, every day.

And that’s all it took to give them hope.

To make them believe that they were one step closer.

 

But could there really be one world?

Who knew, except for time.

He thought of her as night fell,

As she silently prayed for an eternity with him,

Under the same sky……