Worst Day Ever?

I’ve seen this poem before, but today, it felt like it really hit home:

 

Today was the absolute worst day ever
And don’t try to convince me that
There’s something good in every day
Because, when you take a closer look,
This world is a pretty evil place.
Even if
Some goodness does shine through once in a while
Satisfaction and happiness don’t last.
And it’s not true that
It’s all in the mind and heart
Because
True happiness can be attained
Only if one’s surroundings are good
It’s not true that good exists
I’m sure you can agree that
The reality
Creates
My attitude
It’s all beyond my control
And you’ll never in a million years hear me say
Today was a very good day

Now read it from bottom to top, the other way,
And see what I really feel about my day.

No matter what is going on in your life, it all comes down to perspective.

If the internet and Mashable are correct; all credit goes to Worst Day Ever by Chanie Gorkin. (She’s in 11th grade!)

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