Why am I crying

by Dagmar Wilson   Nov 27, 2017


I woke up this morning
with my eyelids swollen
thanking God for 63 years.
Where did the time go?.

Fall colors have faded
most trees are naked,
I am still here.
Why am I crying?.

I am flipping through pages
of endless lessons
dumb decisions, poor choices
climbing mountains and trying to jump off bridges.
Why am I crying?.

I am crying because
pulling through painful seasons
overcoming major storms,
no longer blowing black tar in to my lungs,
getting rid of empty bottles
being thankful to those who put up with my nonsense.

Today a smile is wiping my tears
I am blessed for being here.

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  • 1 month ago

    by Em

    Happy belated birthday Dagmar

  • 1 month ago

    by mossgirl19

    Awww Ms. Dagmar I hope to come out as victorious as you are. You are crying because you are strong. This is quite personal to you but it moved me because it is great to know a person as experienced in life as you are. Wishing more and more birthdays to come. Happy birthday!

  • 1 month ago

    by Em

    Oh Dagmar this was so very hard hitting especially that ending - I beautiful, you are blessed and strong I'm glad to see it nominated

    • 1 month ago

      by Dagmar Wilson

      Thank you. Today is my birthday and I am greatful to be here. All the best

  • 1 month ago

    by Brenda

    Oh Dagmar! You have every right to cry those tears. You are a survivor and a fighter and you've been through the fire and came out standing. Hugs my friend-

    • 1 month ago

      by Dagmar Wilson

      Thank you Brenda. My birthday today and God blessed me with another day. Hugs back

  • 1 month ago

    by Kitty Cat Lady

    Aw Dagmar. This is so rich and reflective. Is it your birthday? Many happy returns if it is xx
    =^.^=

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