Over time lessons are learned,
Wounds are cleaned,
And scars are visible to the world.
Nice people are visibly worn,
A skeptical gaze,
A cautionary conversation,
and a silent observation of things that occur.
We don’t plot, we research.
We don’t scheme, we plan.
We don’t expect kindness,
and are shocked by it when it arrives.
We have notebooks of learned lessons,
We actively plan out happiness, joy, and enlightenment.
We stretch our minds, our bodies, and our souls.