Happiness.....
Not in another place, but this place;
Not for another hour, but this hour;
Not in sweet heaven, but this bitter earth;
Not desired by stars, but this weary heart.
We have wasted so much life,
worried about future,
dwell on past,
afraid of a true self,
fear of the collective.
We want love,
yet we fear love;
We want to love,
yet we fear to love;
and the more we fear,
the more fear finds us.

We had opulent dreams,
We made seamless plans,
But how many of us can say we see them through?
We admire nature,
We deify leader,
And how many of us can say we truly accept ourselves?
There is always a turmoil between the heart and the mind....
There is always a battle between the spirit and the flesh.....
There is a great man in us, and a hopeless coward, too.
In this worldly masquerade,
We all show off what is not really us;
In this grand vanity fair, 
We all thrive for what is not worth having.
 
And still,
I believe in me,
I believe in happiness,
This is the life I am here for.
and I owe it to myself to live it, 
unapologetically
I believe in me
Posted by:Annabel

A Dancer, choreographer, A researcher who specializes in Religious Dance and Ritual Performance Study. My blog is the notepad of my consciousness in the modern era we live and a witness of my unique journey on earth, in the cosmos.

4 replies on “I Believe In Me

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.