Overcome my demons

By Paul Shaw

Sometimes this misery is just part of my own self choice
The things in life that are bad, I can't help but keep chasing.
Just to catch something to stop feeling this emotion
Pain is something that I know all to well
But when I get accused that I don't know a damn thing....

Let me share a little something.

With this history that slowly eats at me having to bury the one woman that ever ment a damn thing to me before I the age of 30
I don't know a damn thing?
Being a recovering addict by the age of 30
I don't know suffering?
When I work this body to the breaking point.
I don't know pain?

Well let me kindly remind you that it's a two lane road
With no cruise control
So keep at your own speed instead of keeping up with me.

This path was made just for me and I will be the one doing a paving.
This is what life gave me and believe I will make the best of what is right in front of me
I promise there's no stopping me from chasing this dream that's sitting right in front of me.

I've over came way too much to want to give up
All the way from staying away from heroin to kicking the one addiction that was the root of my own self destuctivness.
Still I managed to stand tall with no fear of that risk I might fall.

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Copyright 2022 Paul Shaw
Published on Monday, August 8, 2022.     Filed under: "Reflective" and "Rant"
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  • Oddtorrez On Thursday, August 18, 2022, Oddtorrez (46)By person wrote:

    YES! FUCK YES! When One has walked through hellfire and survived more than One personal hell, it's too late to turn back, you've gone too far to give Up at that point! There is No more giving in or giving Up! You stand tall and proud and fucking do you! And of any one tried to tell you different just tell Them to suck it! Bravo i Love this

  • Paul Shaw On Monday, August 22, 2022, Paul Shaw (4)By person wrote:

    I truly appreciate thr kind words of encouragement and I absolutely agree. Thank you

  • LIFEINVADER On Tuesday, August 9, 2022, LIFEINVADER (78)By person wrote:

    Such a soulcrushing story, glad you are keeping up though, thanks for sharing.

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