JUST JOT IT JANUARY: Motivation

THIS IS  PART  OF  LINDAGHILL’S  JUST JOT IT JANUARY

Today 14th January the  prompt is Motivation and it  was  suggested by Aaron

Pingback

Rules

MOTIVATION

I offered to take  her  but  she answered no

I have other things  to do but was happy  to go.

I try  to  chat but  she turns  a deaf ear

I do my best  but  I may  as  well not be here.

 

He  tells  me  my  cooking  is  not like his

He does it  a  different way  adding  that  and  this.

He  washes  the  floors  quicker  and  better and of course  cleaner

He  he finds  dust  where  I don’t,  his  eyes  must  be keener.

 

Motivation  where have  you  gone

Is it  something  I’ve  said  or  something I’ve  done?

I used  to  do everything  and  cope  well before

Now  I just  can’t be  arsed. No motivation anymore.

 

You see motivation is  a very  special thing

You need  to  make  life  go  with  a natural swing.

So if it  stolen  or banished  or killed

It leaves  a huge hole in your life  that  cannot be filled.

 

When  you offer  to help and it is  thrown back in your face

It really  hurts  and  that hurt can fester and rob your of grace.

Don’t  let  that pain  hurt  you   and  turn your  soul  black

Find motivation  in a different place, regain  the confidence  that you lack.

 

jjj-2016.jpg

16 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Judy Martin
    Jan 14, 2016 @ 09:42:06

    Great poem, I know the feeling! 🙂

    Reply

  2. Aaron
    Jan 14, 2016 @ 13:27:11

    Reblogged this on Aaron Elmore and commented:
    Here is a wonderful poem which is on the topic of motivation (as part of Just Jot it January 2016), losing it and finding it again. We all need reminding sometimes that we can find that inner spark again, we just need to look hard enough.

    Reply

  3. Aaron
    Jan 14, 2016 @ 13:28:16

    Great poem, I love the images too. I’ve reblogged this on my site and gave you a follow 🙂

    Reply

  4. LindaGHill
    Jan 14, 2016 @ 15:01:26

    Right! I like how you ended this with a sense of hope. 🙂

    Reply

  5. gigoid
    Jan 14, 2016 @ 15:01:26

    “Before diagnosing yourself with low self-esteem, make sure you are not merely surrounding yourself with assholes.” — William Gibson

    Well said, milady….

    gigoid

    Reply

  6. Will Of Heart
    Jan 14, 2016 @ 16:17:55

    I’d been from this for a very long. I know how it feels when motivation gone. Great poem, very inspiring and motivating.

    Reply

  7. Tosha Michelle
    Jan 14, 2016 @ 17:34:42

    The last line is so empowering

    Reply

  8. Morgaine620
    Jan 14, 2016 @ 22:03:51

    That is beautiful and so true

    Reply

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

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Follow me on Twitter

Follow Us

Follow Us

Follow Us

Follow Us

France & Vincent

Writing Magic, Myth and Mystery

Sun in Gemini

SteveTanham - writing, mysticism, photography, poetry, friends

But I Smile Anyway...

Musings and memories, words and wisdom... of a working family woman

New2Writing

KL Caley - Novel Ideas

Hot Dogs and Marmalade

Salty like hot dogs (and tears). Sweet like marmalade (and life).

Two on a Rant

Rants, humor, sarcasm, and a haiku-like substance? It's hard to know what's going to come out of our minds next.

Ivor.Plumber/Poet

An Old Plumber, An Ex-Carer, An Amateur Poet, Words From The Heart

Trent's World (the Blog)

Random Ramblings and Reviews from Trent P. McDonald

Marsha Ingrao - Always Write

Having fun, while encouraging, and promoting bloggers

Caramel

Learner at Love

Chel Owens

A Wife, My Verse, and Every Little Thing

Sacred SoulSongs

Sacred Paths and Detours

Mr. Ohh!'s Sideways View

For those of you who aren't me...and I've noticed a surprisingly large number of people who aren't.

The Small Dog

Life from the Tail End

USUAL MUTTWITS

DOG TAILS by ZoZo and Jools

kimbladeswriting

poetry and short stories

Ben Naga

Gifts from the Musey Lady and Me. "Laissez-moi vous raconter ma vraie histoire."

About the Jez of It

Poetry, stories and strange odds and ends from the desk of a writer

The Sound of One Hand Typing

Music, Musings, Memoir, and Madness

"LIFE" ( You like it, I love it! )

"LOVE"-Keeping it real, and keeping it simple!

Our Eyes Open

Come along on an adventure with us!

Diary of a Dublin Housewife

Diary of a Dublin Housewife

J-Dubs Grin and Bear It

As Always, More to Come

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Blog magazine for lovers of health, food, books, music, humour and life in general

Colline's Blog

a potpourri of thoughts and experiences

pensitivity101

An onion has many layers. So have I!

lynz real cooking

lynz real life

Darswords

Musings about Havenverse

From Cave Walls

The Journey Home

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

Echoes of Life, Love and Laughter

like mercury colliding...

...moments of unexpected clarity

G-Bears Blog

Real Life - Hard Facts !

All in a Day's Breath

Art, Love of Life, Philosophy, Writing, Spirituality

Kevin Parish

Poetry, lyrics and other words...

%d bloggers like this: