Some things in this world can be truly abusing,
and at times can be real confusing.
Seeking to understand,
then making a stand,
at the point of trouble and dishonor to self,
may keep us off the abyss shelf.
The abyss can be a bottomless pit.
Being on the understanding edge of it,
and not allowing the self to fall in,
may help us win.
Many times I've reached the edge,
then peered from the ledge,
then told myself,
"no not me, I'm stronger than this. I'm only going to take this to the point of understanding why, why am I going through this? Then I'm going to climb off this ledge, I refused to allow myself to fall in."
Guided by a strong positive inner voice.