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Who Are You?

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Knowledge of the Self, is by far, the greatest form of knowledge. -Renu

Who Are You?

You are the deepest hole in your mind

You are the loser who is not willing to get up when you fall, but you still do.

You are the longest road to nowhere, but you began somewhere 

You are the burden of your greatest fear

You are the friend of your greatest enemy 

You are the mystery in all that you know

You are the patience in your tolerance

You are the blame that is forgiven

You are the promises never kept

You are the sparkle of ice on a mountain peak

You are the look in your eye

You are the stride in your walk

You are the delay in your action

You are the scar in your wound

You are the book of a story

You are the expression of words not spoken

You are the pain in your pleasure

You are the absence in your presence

You are the acceptance in your rejection

You are the sudden in your impulse

You are found, in what is lost

You are less with more

You are faith in trust

You are dawn of the dusk

You are the stillness in your thoughts

You are the damage for what cannot be broken

You are the force in anything you cannot do

You are the misery in your despair

You are the sounds not heard, you did not listen

You are the feelings you keep to yourself

You are the touch not given

You are the time of a moment

You are weary in your fatigue

You are the reward in punishment

You are the truth of a lie

You are the reflection of your mirror

You are the echo of your energy

You are the distance between life and death

You are the winner that gets nothing

You are the strength in your weakness

You are the always for what is seldom

You are the sight of eyes that don’t see

You are the feeling in your touch

You are the star of your darkness

You are the scream in your silence

You are the echo in your reflection

You are the gift of your talent

You are the destroyer of your dreams

You are the keeper of your nightmares 

You are the wave that rides the tides of your soul

You are the energy of your discomfort

You are the goal that disrupts pleasure

You are the rigid reason for not trying 

You are the dust that does not settle

You are the fragrance of your deeds

You are the air in your breath

You are the atom of your being

You are the folly of your courage

You are the hue of your horizon 

You are the captor of your freedom 

You are the cost of what cannot be counted

You are the question to all your answers

You are the delay in your pain

You are always in what is never

You are the glance not stolen

You are the effect of a cause

You are the breeze gusting against the shores of your mind

You are worth what you think

You are the burden of your pain

You are the action in a gesture

You are the rays of the sun

You are the end of a struggle

You are the gaze in a stare

You are the ego in your pride

You are the effort of your attempt

You are the light in your shadow

You are the delay in your action

You are the dignity in your decision

You are the calm in your stillness

You are the creator of everything

-Renu Persaud

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