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The Difference Now
by Cherie Burbach
Thursday, September 07, 2006
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a poem that encourages self-esteem

The Difference Now


 


The difference now


   is when pushed


   I push back.


 


The difference now


   is when I知 hurt


   I値l cry


   openly


   unashamed.


     Why should I hide it?


     Or pretend that I don稚 care?


          You know you hurt me.


          My pretending only helped you,


               not me.


 


The difference now


   is that I値l fight for the life


     I want to live


     and not the one


           you think I should live.


 


The difference now


   is that I make the definitions


     and throw yours away.


 


The difference now


   is when I walk in a room


   and you guiltily look at each other


   and stop talking


     I値l wonder who you値l blame


     for the problems in your life


          after I move on.


 


The difference now


   is that when you池e laughing


   behind my back


   I realize I must be ahead of you

                        and I値l keep going.
The Difference Now

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Reviewed by K. Mulroney
Absolute perfection! the power and ownership of ones destiny just drips from this piece!! Loved it!
Reviewed by Rafiriio Daniels
loved this one!!!!
Reviewed by Carolyn Red Bear (The Bear Paw)
Good on you, Cherie! A strong woman who comes into her own, will come to see that difference. Thank you for sharing such strong words....

In Spirit,
Bear
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