What is Pain

Pain is personal, individual, actual.  Pain is unique, substantial, reclusive.  Pain is subjective.  Pain is relentless.  Pain is power.  Pain is awareness.  Pain is contrary.  Pain is nothing at all and everything possible.  Pain is alive but not living.  Pain is the monster hiding in plain sight.  Pain is all-encompassing.  Pain may be physical, mental, chronic, acute.  Pain is pain.