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    In 6 lines or less, write a short poem describing a "normal" moment in your day.

    <p>In 6 lines or less, write a short poem describing a "normal" moment in your day.</p>
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    In honor of my grandfather. #MightyPoets

    <p>In honor of my grandfather. <a class="tm-topic-link mighty-topic" title="#MightyPoets" href="/topic/mightypoets/" data-id="5b3fe455d256da00ae620eb8" data-name="#MightyPoets" aria-label="hashtag #MightyPoets">#MightyPoets</a> </p>
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    Wondering

    <p>Wondering</p>
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    Dying By Degrees

    “I spent so much time wishing to be anyone but me. Trying to be so much more than what they see. I tried to bury pain behind the smile I pasted on. Only i knew inside that I felt all wrong. I didn’t fit in, but I hated standing out. But finding purpose in the chaos is what life’s about.

    And the friends and family who stayed when it would have been easier to go, Are the people who mean more to me than they could ever know. And I wish it was as simple as I had always believed. Because when things got messy i couldn’t help but feel deceived. I felt cheated out of a life I had thought I’d earned. And it was that crazy idea that I had to unlearn

    I was always playing to win, not knowing it wasn’t a game. Throughout the years I’ve lost so much more than words can convey. But i wouldn’t trade the worst times because of the love I’ve gained. I’ve found wisdom in every ounce of pain.

    And there’s so many times this world has brought me completely to my knees. The reality is we lose a bit of ourselves with every tear and break and we all die in degrees. “ #MightyPoets

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    The Raincoat by Ada Limón

    <p>The Raincoat by Ada Limón</p>
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    RENEWAL

    <p>RENEWAL</p>
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    Hurt and People

    People hurt people.

    It’s a funny concept really when you sit and think about it, why inflict unneeded trauma?
    We all do it
    Let’s face it. People are horrible, we all are. The fascinating human race has many positive aspects and encouraging developments, usually unfulfilled. We are brought into the world not only to live but to hate, to form some sort of opinion on everything. Not one single person can love everything and everyone.

    People hurt people usually because they are hurt themselves. It’s an aphorism. Inflicting a wound on someone else will not heal your own, where do we even learn how to hurt or how to hurt others? Nature? Nurture? Both? What do we even think gives us the right to make another bleed when we cannot even cover up our own wound. We all need to learn to introspectively confront our own emotional pain instead of unjustly inflicting it on others.

    Hurt people hurt people

    #MightyPoets #Anxiety #WritingThroughIt #CheckInWithMe #MentalHealth #MensMentalHealth

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    ANY GIVEN MOMENT

    <p>ANY GIVEN MOMENT</p>
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