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Baptism By Fire

I have a will to survive
And my will is supposedly free  
But nothing in life comes free
So is there a cost to survival?  
 
Many view a personís ability  
to walk through the fires of life  
as a sign of strength.  
 
Maybe thatís true  
when you encounter  
just a few fires  
on your journey through lifeís terrain.  
 
But when you spend most of your life  
dancing through the flames,  
Itís not about strength anymore.
 
Itís more like the heavens  
are vigilantly watching you  
gracefully frolic  
across the surface of hell,
Patiently waiting  
to see if youíll come out  
with horns or wings
Lazy_Dead
Written by Lazy_Dead (.Julia.)
Published | Edited 31st Jul 2020
Author's Note
A little philosophical/existential food for thought
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