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#210384 - 03/13/08 01:42 AM I Remeber
Mark P Offline
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Registered: 02/13/08
Posts: 17
Loc: Bonney lake, WA
I remember

I remember walking down bostonís streets
Snow falling so I could hear it hit the ground
Music in my ears, Walking alone

I had reached a pinnacle in my life,
I had reached a precipice
I had achieved, But I didnít know what I had done.

I heard the snow,
I heard the music
But what I truly heard
Was the pain inside, Screaming to come out

I loved this walk
Between Commonwealth and Arlington streets.
9 blocks. Trees all around
summer, winter, spring and fall
nature in the middle of a city

I had gotten away from the abuse
I had gotten away from the pain
I had risen above it all
To achieve what is expected
College, achievements, honors, fame
I had achieved it all.

but all I longed for
was the ability to be loved
loved for me
the me I didnít know
but felt inside

Walk a day in my shoes, and you will want to die. protect me from a day in my shoes, and i will be forever in your debt.

#210463 - 03/13/08 12:18 PM Re: I Remeber [Re: Mark P]
roadrunner Offline
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Registered: 05/02/05
Posts: 22045
Loc: Carlisle, PA

Just so beautiful and so true. I can so relate to that. I had the degree, honors, renown, publications - the whole schpiel. But it counted for nothing and meand nothing until I learned that I wasn't the worthless thing I had felt myself to be for all those years. Thanks for sharing this with us.

Much love,

Nobody living can ever stop me
As I go walking my freedom highway.
Nobody living can make me turn back:
This land was made for you and me.
(Woody Guthrie)


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