I hear nothing but the ringing in my ears.
I try to tune it out,
yet it gets louder & louder
as I STRIVE not to hear it.
It will drive me nutty if I keep
TRYING not to hear it,
because I am focusing too hard
on what I am STRIVING & TRYING not to hear.
TRYING & STRIVING to get rid of something
that I have no power over,
Oh how I TRY & STRIVE without even trying
as it is just being human.
Oh how I wish this human side wouldn't be so human
& would just