I have no Demons-
none that I hide from,
that hunt or haunt me-
nor I them.
When I view them with compassion
I find misunderstood and
mistreated parts of myself.
I find innocent hungers crying out
keeping me from a fool’s sleep
because I had not nurtured them.
All our Demons, yours and mine,
are Angels in disguise-
that upon empathetically embracing them
make us stronger, so much stronger
than we could ever be in avoiding them!