But our lives will only ever always
Continue to be
A balancing act

from Shane Koyczan – To This Day on Rap Genius


In the TED extended version of the poem, Koyzcan says the first line of poetry he wrote was

“I choose to love myself, despite a strong inclination to the alternative”

This is the balancing act he is talking about.

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