Perfectionist’s Bane

No matter how
I organize the littles –
set the unruly to task,
orchestrate harmony
from chaos –
critics dismantle
the efforts, find
the loose thread
and tug…
until all
is worthless effort.

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Permission to write, paint, and imagine are the gifts I gave myself when chronic illness hit - a fair exchange: being for doing. Relevance is an attitude. Humour essential.

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