Monkey see, monkey do,
Bananas common sense,
Deception looks so good on you,
So take my vines again.
It’s safe to say I’ve lost my mind,
I’m caught up in the hype,
In the name of something undefined,
I’m gambling with my life.
A silly monkey, I must be,
Your mirage I have mimicked,
I see now, I was too trusting,
In fairytales and gimmicks.
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It still amazes me the lengths that some people will go to, chasing myths, trying to be something that they are not. They’re willing to follow a script in a feature film they don’t believe in, all in an attempt to realise a shallow definition of success and a fleeting form of acceptance, from people who don’t care about anything with real substance.
Just because others are doing something, does not make it right, or right for you, but it’s possible to travel a great distance down a questionable path, before you realise that you are lost.
If you allow yourself to believe the hype, before long, you’ll be convinced to get involved in things, that you’d be ashamed to tell your loved ones about in detail. There is no amount of money, no goal or reward, that is ever worth selling your soul for.
Finding the love and acceptance you crave, within yourself, is one of the greatest things you can accomplish, and a true measure of success, after which, others will begin to realise how wonderful you really are, in your own right, and embrace you on your own terms. Protect the wealth that lies inside you, my friend.
Love and Respect always,
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