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Assailed by words and silence Bewildered by blows undeserved Cowering in confusion Dismissed and discounted, disowned, Emotions condemned as unworthy, Guilt grows and gnaws at the soul. Hungry for hugs and holding, Isolation injures identity. Jealous of siblings preferred, Kicking … Continue reading
I work, I care, I give, I please – I never stop, nor take my ease From morn ‘til night. I endless strive To prove that I may stay alive. So I’m OK because I prove It to be so … Continue reading
The first time was unexpected I thought it was a one-off But now … One after another the burdens come Crowding in Jostling, fighting for attention Each heavier than the last … Everywhere I turn Need Hunger Despair … I … Continue reading
One moment Safe on the shore, Living, laughing, loving – Next moment Engulfed … Old certainties Swept away Familiar landmarks Disappearing beneath This relentless tsunami … Salty water streams Over Under Around Out of me Threatening to choke with Unstoppable … Continue reading
Gifted and Able? I?In the eyes of GodGifted and Able?I?Vulnerable, a victimDamaged, doubtingReluctant, resistingInsecure, fearful andWeak, oh so fragile and weakBarely aliveNear to deathGifted and AbleIn the eyes of God?I?Precious and privilegedI?……YesIn the eyes of GodGifted……For Love, Light, BeingGives Himself … Continue reading