See it that way

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the heart of a child

Life is beautiful.
If you see it that way.

Life is ugly.
If you see it that way.

The way we see the world is a reflection of what is inside.

People are beautiful.
If you see them that way.

People are ugly.
If you see them that way.

The way we view other people is a reflection of how we feel about ourselves.

You are beautiful.
I see it that way.

Please see it that way yourself.

There is always something that inspires me to write. It’s usually me working things out. I’m always working things out. 🙂 In my life right now, I am watching two people go through a similar hard thing and watching one person handle it with grace, the other lashing out. And sitting down to process that, this is the poem that came out.

photo credit: Summer Time of Childhood via photopin (license)

One Response to “See it that way”

  1. Linda Shelales

    Love this, Chris.., much truth to contemplate! One of my fav quotes: “It is difficult to get the news from poems yet men die miserably every day for lack of what is found there.” -William Carolos Williams.
    I look forward to more poetry from you!