Look Within

(Loosely Translated and Paraphrased from the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius. – Owen)

Look within,
And never let
The uniqueness or
Value of anything
Escape your notice.

Everything changes,
But everything eventually
Comes together,
Or, if it is meant to,

There is a sense that governs things,
And it understands itself,
What it is doing,
And what and whom it acts upon.

The best revenge
Is avoiding
Becoming like
The person who wronged you.

We are never injured
By the truth,
But, rather,
By trying to avoid it.

Author: Beleaguered Servant

Owen "Beleaguered" Servant (a/k/a Sibelius Russell) writes poetry mostly, with an occasional pause to have a seizure.

2 thoughts on “Look Within”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s