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#250408 - 09/20/08 09:44 PM don't assume
MarkK Offline

Registered: 04/02/07
Posts: 2652
Loc: Denver, CO

#250445 - 09/21/08 09:20 AM Re: don't assume [Re: MarkK]
M3 Offline

Registered: 09/04/07
Posts: 1392
Loc: Central Ohio

Great poem, but I hope you aren't saying that you will never allow yourself to be with others again. Learning to make yourself safe and that the person/people you are with are safe can allow you to have friends and significant others again. I never thought it was possible but it is. Keep hoping, keep talking, keep working and we'll keep listening and caring.

Peace and love Mark...


#250595 - 09/22/08 03:59 PM Re: don't assume [Re: M3]
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Registered: 05/02/05
Posts: 22045
Loc: Carlisle, PA

But the loneliness and desire for fellowship are there in all your poems, aren't they? It's just that the heritage of hurt is still so overpowering. I wish you all the best as you work on this. you will know when you are ready.

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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