niallprideaux

Remind Yourself:



Your body is made of the same elements that Lions are built from. Three quarters of you is the same water that beats rocks to rubble, wears stones away. Your DNA translates into the same twenty amino acids that Wolf genetics carry. When you look in the mirror and feel weak, remember: the air you breathe fuels forest fires capable of destroying everything you touch. On the days you feel ugly, remember: diamonds are only carbon,

and remind yourself: You are so much more.

Comments5

  • orchidee

    A fine write N. Someone said similar: "a diamond is only a piece of coal that been around a long time, and been polished up"! Or something like that! lol.

    • niallprideaux

      Thank you! And I totally agree, diamonds are nice to look at but, there are more important things

    • FredPeyer

      Niall, thank you! There are days when we have to look at ourselves EXACTLY the way you describe.

      • niallprideaux

        You're welcome 🙂 thanks for your kind words

      • onepauly

        atoms and molecules

      • Louis Gibbs

        I hope Amanda has as much appreciation of this poem as I do, Niall. It is an interesting take on Physics, Geology, Biology, and love all rolled into one!

      • jaybob

        HAHA!!! raised my spirit. Thanks mate, keep making people smile!! I dont know you but you seem like a good person.



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