Perfection Disease

July 7, 2013
By Alyssa95 PLATINUM, Lodi, Wisconsin
Alyssa95 PLATINUM, Lodi, Wisconsin
40 articles 21 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail." - Ralph Waldo Emerson


I am not perfect,
No one truly is.

Yet everyone expects that perfection...
The one no one can ever completely find, hold, and obtain.

Remarkable, is it not?
We spend our lives searching for something unreal.

Perfection is like a disease in our minds that forces us to never settle,
While looking for perfection we are restless in what we have.

Just like any other mind disease,
The issue of perfection can - and must - be overcome with patience.

Ignore the way we seem to need the best,
Move forward with what we have with a swift, caring, trustworthy step.

Find your little piece of
Almost-there perfection.



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on Jul. 11 2013 at 9:41 am
Alyssa95 PLATINUM, Lodi, Wisconsin
40 articles 21 photos 7 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thank you very much! I am so glad to hear you enjoyed my work!

on Jul. 11 2013 at 12:46 am
TheHangingGirl BRONZE, Winter Haven, Florida
1 article 1 photo 250 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Poets utter great and wise things that they themselves can not comprehend."

I completely love this. I especially like how you said we search for something unreal... Amazing job!


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