Getting By — Happy, Hurt, Still Alive

Greg Prince
1 min readNov 15, 2018
Photo by Terry Tan De Hao on Unsplash

Woke up this morning
a million cares on my mind.
Didn’t want to get out of bed to face them,
desert my worries, neglect all those responsibilities,
leave them all behind.

Woke up anyway
a hundred tasks on my docket.
Face the day, get it done overcame in conspired thoughts
to tackle my concerns…



Greg Prince

Bringing real feelings along with messages of inspiration and imagination to life. Awakening is the symptom of my infectious condition. Poetry is my condition.