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The Optimist

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Optimism isn’t always impractical

A misfit character,  
A misunderstood hero,  
'All is well' was never his motto.

Sadness never abstained from him.  
Bitterness was a frequent flyer. 
The biting sting of heartbreak,  
Drenched often in his pool of thought.

Cynicism was obvious,  
He chose a smile instead.

Perspective helped.

With death he realized, 
Came the value of existence.

Mind traversed in new dimensions, 
Thoughts consumed with light.  
Everything suddenly felt so different.

Airbags preceded accidents.  
Peace always followed the violence.  
Murders never killed an idea. 
Suffering led to the enlightenment.

Pain was inevitable. 
Coping, a personal choice.

His life was hardly special though,  
His struggles were quite the usual.

The newly found mantra,  
Never magically cured all the ills.  
Heartbreaks continued, 
Tragedies never stopped.

He too perished like everyone else.  
But perished with a smile.

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