From the vocal cords of Yours Truly.
A reading from the book.
From the Water’s Edge: A collection of poetry written while wandering Volume I.
A poem entitled “False Allegiances”.
The origins of this piece?
I wrote this after overhearing a conversation from a couple complaining about the disenchantment in their respective workplaces and their co-workers who loved the organization, seemingly more than they loved themselves.
And I remembered that I used to be one of those people…
Who defined himself – by what he did, by his job title, I foolishly extracted my identity from the workplace until I was reminded that there is no loyalty in the corporate confines.
It was a needed wake up call – as it allowed me to pivot toward securing purpose from something greater than a faceless entity that didn’t have the ability or wherewithal to love me back.
I discovered that…
When we lie to ourselves.
When we betray ourselves.
We often get swallowed up by life – but not all of us will be spat out with a chance for redemption.
Fortunately, I was I granted a do over.
Perhaps my musings will resonate with you, but there is only one way to find out.
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