People who try to bring you down

People who try to bring you down,
don’t avoid them, they are your fuel.
People who try to bring you down,
don’t hate them, they are your audience.
People who try to bring you down,
don’t mind them, they are your humor.
People who try to bring you down –
just amaze them with your massive success.

People who try to bring you down,
were once good men like you and me.
People who try to bring you down,
were once full of dreams and hope.
People who try to bring you down,
were but the weak ones who stopped.
People who try to bring you down,
were but defeated by their own fears and doubts.

People who try to bring you down,
are as afraid of you as you are of them.
People who try to bring you down,
they not only fear but believe you will succeed.
People who try to bring you down,
need your pity and nothing more.
People who try to bring you down,
for they are sick, for they suffer in themselves.
People who try to bring you down,
thus, are the ones in greater need.
People who try to bring you down,
thus, are only sick and sick for they gave up.
People who try to bring you down,
thus, are now just trying to justify their failure.
People who try to bring you down,
thus, are only afraid to accept that they were wrong.