Surprise Visitor

I have another poem, I hope it will bring you some comfort. Penny

Surprise Visitor

Pain came to visit again today.
I thought it had already moved in,
But what I understood as pain, was
In reality a heaping portion of pity.

It is good that pain stopped by.
There has been no mention of when
It intends to leave, but without it,
My pity would have gotten a deeper hold on me.

There is nothing sadder than a person
Who has pity for themselves, and none for others.
It is hard to be around a person like this.
Even for a short time.

Take two aspirins,
Grab a hold of yourself
And look around where you are right now.
There is always a good candidate who could use your pity.

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  • Pauline J C
    11 months ago

    Well written Penny.There are always people worse off than yourself. Two years ago we lost our beautiful Daughter to Cancer.She suffered traeatment for 4 years in great pain. Compered with the heartache of watching My girl R.A is so little to contend with. I was diagnosed in 1995 and take each day as it comes and am thankful that I can still use my legs .Thank you for your poem it says it all.

  • Lauren Tucker moderator
    2 years ago

    Thanks for sharing another great poem in our stories Penabbo. Pain can certainly be difficult for other’s to understand.
    We are glad to have you here!
    Best, Lauren (RheumatoidArthritis.net Team)

  • penabbo author
    2 years ago

    Thank you Lauren. I am very glad my friend recommended you!

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