Bite Me

goddessI think nine times out of ten people are cruel because they have something better to say…but they can’t think of it at the moment. Can’t think on their feet so they act like a heel. They have to be funnier than kind. Hurtful is hilarious and sweet is just plain silly. I think nine times out of ten people are critical because they are jealous. They don’t want to admit to being lacking or without. Just because they can. What does it take for someone to see the riches in life without making comparisons? It takes a tragedy to recognize a triumph.

And now for something completely different.

Thank you for making me smile. Thank you for taking me out of my funk. I am glad I agreed to go. I’m glad you were there to greet me. Here’s the thing. I don’t say it enough but I value every minute of your time. I don’t take advantage of that time everytime but you inspire me just the same. Even if I only take ten minutes I am so much the better for it. Really. In the here and now I am on the other side of jumping. I think I have even started to climb down from the ledge. I think I’m close enough to the ground to stand on my own two feet. Soon. But, but. But! I still need you and your smile. I still need to know you are there. Even if I decide to jump after all.


4 Comments on “Bite Me”

  1. sarah says:

    great blog 🙂

  2. gr4c5 says:

    Thanks! 😉

  3. Ruby Tues says:

    Often people say unkind things. I always wonder what hurts them so bad on the inside that they feel they need to lash out at anyone and everyone.

    And YEE-HAW for getting out of the funk. It ain’t always so easy to do … 🙂

  4. gr4c5 says:

    It feels like I have been sleeping in a ditch…time to wake up!


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