Sometimes you need a hug –

but the cupboard is bare.

No one is there –

a spirit depleted

that doesn’t dare break.

Beseeching the Almighty

hoping to be refined –

in the divine.

It is critical that we to learn how to hug ourselves in a ugly world.

Like James Brown eloquently stated on Superbad:

jump back, I wanna kiss myself

And – when we are through dancing through the minefields of that which intended to destroy.

It is incumbent on the weary to summon their reserves and drown their problems at the waters edge.

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Writer, poet, possessor of 2 cents, blogger, recovering corporate animal and eternal student of life, who harbors a firm belief in his Grandmother's mantra that: "People need to get off of their rump and do something". All while keeping in mind that a cheering section will only get in the way.

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