CoDA Weekly Reading 5/22/18

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Subject: CoDA Weekly Reading 5/22/18
Date: May 22nd 2018

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Hope/full in CoDA



I've been on the ledge

of hope/less

and it's a grand sight to those who are fearless.

I am not completely fearless or fear/less

but, for what I know hopeless is not entirely me.



This is because I still have hope things will work out,

I hope that in time

I will (slowly) make things better.

The /less part is that part that feels insurmountable.

The /less part of hope/less is the pain and regret

for making mistakes in the first place.

So I go on

because I don't have to be on a ledge

(of feeling hope/less).

I need to walk away from where hope

is not found and,

keep moving to find what is lost

because if it's not there-- it's not there.

What I need right now is to

fly blindly in the direction of hope

where a light shines and where people say "hello."



Tess M 3/24/18



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