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Saturday November 24, 07

broken

12:28 AM

I am a bird--
With a clipped wing.
I am unable to soar.

Only with great effort,
Can I move about.
I cannot reach the stars.

I am a fish--
With only one fin.
I am not swift.

Only with all my might,
Can I move through water.
I cannot go where I long to be.

I am an animal--
With a too-tender heart.
I am not able heal.

Only with great strength,
Am I able to smile.
Soon my smile’s a frown.

Others can clearly understand
That I have been
Clipped, cut, and beaten.

But they cannot know
How it feels
To be truly broken.

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  • Hey:] Excellent
    redpathetic -- Saturday November 24 2007, @02:51AM (#285209)
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    Happy in this final acceptance of his own absurdity...Albert Camus
  • My friend R in Atlanta always says "I'm broken".

    Sure enough she had brain tumor and had 8 hr op but all turned out okay.
    Lon -- Sunday November 25 2007, @08:46AM (#285282)
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