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Rie Sheridan Rose

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Bearly
by Rie Sheridan Rose
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one of those days....




Powerless in an
empowered world,
I have only myself
to turn to – or blame.

My decision…rise or fall.
My decision…meek or strong.
My decision…write or wrong.

Attitude adjustments
for every occasion.

Some days, I am a mouse –
struggling to creep unseen
and uneaten through a
rocking-chair room
of long-tailed cats.

Some days, I look at the world
with teeth bared
and claws sharp
fighting to defend
my right to be defensive.

Today I can hold it together…
bearly.

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Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson
Well done, Rie! I've missed your writings.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
"Bearly" able to withhold my laughter, hard days we all do have, but if one can laugh through them, what better way to go thru life...Keep Peace & Humor in your Heart, Ed & Rufuz (w00f)
Reviewed by Barbara Spring
The bear is empowering. You are on the right track.
Reviewed by Lori Moore
Very creative. Enjoyed.
Reviewed by jude forese
sometimes we just have to grin and bear it ...
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