Alteration Aphorism

by Phil Laws   May 22, 2016


I can do it
I will stick to it
I said screw it
Each time I blew it
Then I rue it
Now I intuit
I'll get through it
I won't pursue it
Always knew it
And when I view it
Say no to it
I just won't do it

--For a friend dealing with addiction

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  • 4 years ago

    by GB

    This is excellent message in very short content that simply relies on "self-reminding" manner. Your title was very successful choice as well. Strong verse.

    • 4 years ago

      by Phil Laws

      The title stuck because it's AA and consequently I went with 12 lines

  • 4 years ago

    by Ben Pickard

    Phil,

    This is a clever piece of quick-fire writing that I hope your friend reads because there is much wisdom and inspiration to be taken from it.

    Great write. All the best,
    Ben

  • 4 years ago

    by Em

    Phil, this is really touching and very inspirational for anyone going through stopping an addiction. It's full of positivity that addicts need help to quit and I don't mean just drugs but alcohol and smoking too. Yes, they can do it and with supportive friends like you it will be much easier.

    It's quite catchy and straight to the point of yes, they once we're addicted but now they are overcoming that and can do it and they will.

    I think it deserves front page actually because of the actual message it portrays so will nominate when I receive my votes back. Please remind me :)

    Fab, inspirational write. Em

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