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Brand New Day

August 25, 2010
By rainonroses GOLD, Dayton, Ohio
rainonroses GOLD, Dayton, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else."-Judy Garland

Wake up,
I'm alive,
I'm moving again,
Wake up,
Here we go,
Does the chaos ever end?
Remembering my past fears,
Mistakes, pain, and angry tears,
Regretting things I never should have done,
Its enough to make me want to run,

Life is spinning,
It's confusing,
Everything that was so clear,
Its out of focus,
Hard to handle,
Crashing down around my ears,
Its happening way too fast,
I want to slow down time,
And try to get some of those words back,

These are the days that we have lived through,
Trials and hopes that we say good bye to,
Moments of happiness and revelation,
Songs that we sing above the objections,
Laughter and tears that mix together,
Hiding our fears and trying to weather,
All the storms that try to beat us down,
But the dawn is breaking,
And the past is the past,
My future is unfolding,
No time for looking back,
The sun is rising,
The night has slipped away,
Maybe it's time to realize,
This is a brand new day,

The author's comments:
I hope when people read this piece they will realize that what I'm trying to say is that life isn't always perfect. You're always going to have those days when everything goes wrong, or life just seems to have smacked you in the face. The important thing is to hang on to what's really important in life, like love, friendship and faith, even when life get's really tough. There's always a "brand new day" ahead of you, even if you're crying in your bedroom right now. Life is one big adventure, and the tough times are what make the good times that much sweeter.

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on Oct. 3 2010 at 2:24 pm
thewriteidea DIAMOND, Pleasanton, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't cry that it's over, smile because it has happened."

wow. this is sooo good. i love the feeling behind this -- it's soo inspirational!

rate/comment on some of my work, too if you'd like. keep writing!!