Everyone is fighting. And in reality, no one wins.
In the end, it came down to two girls.
One of them had no voice but a lot
"Hope is the only thing stronger than fear," she was
The other girl, she had a lot of
hope too. But it was a different kind of hope.
Both had the wisdom that all would be okay.
One believed that all would be
okay, and she'd eventually, someday, possibly end up with
what she had thought she wanted.
So she waited... but in silence, as she had no other
The other girl, however - she had
hope that the future would bring better things.
She believed in "something better."
That was her hope.
And she was banking on it.
She also decided that she would
live in the moment as much as possible, knowing that life was
constantly trying to shove itself down her throat.
In fact, both girls often shoved the ideals of the future down
their own throats so much, to the point where they'd nearly
choke on it.
The second girl eventually decided
that the future wasn't worth more pain than necessary, so
she stopped forcing it.
The first girl kept going; tried
to claim she wasn't hurt.
But it was hard to make this claim when the future was so far
down her throat, it choked her out of a voice...
...and killed her, leaving the other girl the sole
So, yes, that second girl - the
sole survivor -
she was never hurt, because she stopped letting these ideals
But the only way to do so was to believe in - hope for -
In the end, that wasn't hard to do, as these ideals clearly
weren't good enough for her -
she was worth more.
Seeing as these ideals never served her, she dropped
As for the first girl... she had
allowed them to seal her fate.
She had lost control.
The other - by giving up - had
Because the truth is, she never really gave up.
She just let go; thankful,
simply, to breathe.
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posted September 14, 2013 at 1:29am UTC tagged with
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