I carry guilt
As a child
As a mother
As a wife
I have carried it
my whole life
Everyone comes first
They always have
I would go without
Let them be happy
Let them be safe
There was never a doubt
But I am tired
I am weary
I am bruised
Yet I let it continue
What’s wrong with me
I just feel used
Today I want things
to be different
It will no longer be a tradition
Someone else
will take care
It’s not beyond cognition
I want no revenge
Only a segway
to another solution
Perhaps everyone
will understand
It’s my New Year resolution
Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

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  15 comments for “Resolution

  1. January 1, 2019 at 5:30 pm

    yes I know this too well, you explain it like my heart feels it

    • Christine Bolton
      January 1, 2019 at 9:22 pm

      It’s definitely a female thing, isn’t it? 🙂💕

      • January 1, 2019 at 11:18 pm

        that is so true!

  2. January 1, 2019 at 1:08 pm

    Good one. Happy New Year.

    • Christine Bolton
      January 1, 2019 at 4:19 pm

      Thanks V.J. 🙂 Happy New Year to you too!

  3. January 1, 2019 at 11:33 am

    Happy New Year, Christine!

    • Christine Bolton
      January 1, 2019 at 11:37 am

      You too my dear friend. A happy and healthy New Year! Thank you for always bring so supportive 🙂💕

  4. December 31, 2018 at 10:10 pm

    All the best for the new year.

    • Christine Bolton
      January 1, 2019 at 7:14 am

      Happy New Year to you too Sadje! Wishing you good health and happiness. 🙂💕

      • January 1, 2019 at 7:15 am

        Thanks 🙏🏻. Same to you too!🎊🎉🎈🎆

  5. December 31, 2018 at 3:39 pm

    An interesting resolution that I can certainly relate to 😊✨

    • Christine Bolton
      December 31, 2018 at 4:19 pm

      There comes point doesn’t there Ivor? Happy New Year my friend 🙂💕

  6. December 31, 2018 at 3:16 pm

    I am a few hours ahead, but Happy New Year, Christine!! I wish you health and inspiration for the year to come… May it be kind to you and your loved ones 🙂 *hugs*

    • Christine Bolton
      December 31, 2018 at 4:17 pm

      Oh you are so sweet! Thank you for all your help this year. It meant a lot to me. May 2019 make all your dreams come true. Wishing you and your family a happy and healthy New Year! ❤️🙂

      • January 1, 2019 at 10:38 pm

        You are welcome 🙂 It is always a pleasure to give a hand, when I can!! Thank you for the kind wishes 🙂 xx

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