The only way to stop

by Michael   Feb 6, 2019

when I last slipped up-
It was like black-ice

I just couldn’t see it, coming
until it was too late

I skidded.

out of control;
losing my grip


the on-coming path
of addiction.

until finally.

I fell head over heels

in love,
with myself.


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  • 1 week ago


    Mr. Michael, you are a very witty bloke indeed! Self love is ok, as long as you leave a little for others. I wrote a quote; Laughing at your own jokes is the greatest flattery for yourself.
    Nice work.

  • 1 week ago

    by Kitty Cat Lady

    Being in the grip of an addiction really is a form of self-destruction based on self-loathing. Self-love is the only way to take steps to be free from that (so much easier said than done!) and you've described that so very well here Michael. Brilliant! :-) x

    • 1 week ago

      by Michael

      So true.. Miss Kitty, and thank you :)x

  • 1 week ago

    by Brenda

    I love this Michael! We do indeed need to love ourselves first. By doing this we are able to move in a forward direction.

    • 1 week ago

      by Michael

      Thank you Miss Brenda :)x

  • 1 week ago

    by Daniel

    Self love is a difficult and powerful thing! So neat and refined as a poem too. Awesome as always, M

    • 1 week ago

      by Michael

      Yes it is Daniel and thank you :)

  • 1 week ago

    by - Mr. Darcy

    That really is the best person to love. It's a shame many of us only find that out the hard way.

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