Myth, A Poem for National Poetry Writing Month

Because it is National Poetry Writing Month I thought I would craft a poem for the first time in over 30 years.  That is my disclaimer in case you were expecting something spectacular.

Myth

Ugly is beautiful

Intelligence is common

Obesity is comfortable

Cowardice is safe

Honesty is a virtue

Dancing woman

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You cannot save people

It has taken me more than 30 years to learn that someone else cannot fix it for me, just as I cannot save someone else. But isn’t loving a person enough?

Cristian Mihai

“You cannot save people. You can only love them.”Anaïs Nin

It was not until a few days ago that I realized how much truth hid beneath these two simple statements. I also understood that I’ve been trying to save the people I love for as long as I can remember.

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