Tolerant Dignity

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I rest in tolerant dignity
undiminished by criticism,
by people who seem to begrudge
my very existence, who try to
belittle me in order to feel
grander themselves.

I am reluctant to go amongst
them, choosing carefully with
whom I spend time. Yet, I also
refuse to be shut away, robbed
of even the smallest joy of life.

In every way I continue my life,
though all I do is a form of
waiting. It is only when I am
immersed in the Force that I am
complete; all else if foreplay;
all else is rehearsal for
the true being.

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4 Responses to Tolerant Dignity

  1. What showmanship. Appears like royal beauty.


  2. Hikari Yori says:

    Pat, I can understand you completely because I’m in your position 🙂


  3. toad (chris jensen) says:

    Reblogged this on thisoldtoad.


  4. hello, ms. Pat… your short poem says it real well. hope you are fine, warm regards… 🙂 ~San


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