Monday, January 17, 2011

keep breathing

I want to change the world
Instead I sleep


instead I watch tv
instead I turn away
instead I shop online
instead I chose worry
instead I ignore reality
instead I make excuses
instead I look elsewhere
instead I keep complaining

instead I blink...permanently.


krista said...

i feel like i do a lot of "instead" too..

chelsea said...

Jessi, this is good. So simple, so profound, so poetic. I feel ya, sister.

Nicholas said...

either this week I have finally stop doing INSTEAD things... or I'm doing the biggest one yet...

sorry i suck at being on skype. maybe soon, but i must again go to bed.

Jana May said...

Amen sister! I'm having a hard time sluffing the insteads. I've got a bad case.