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Can I be loved

When you look what do you see? A freak with a patchy bald head and a person with damaged shoes Or do you see a bum with no place to go My face is a face of pain, suffering and longing Longing to be accepted to be free Free from this judgement and from harsh life I sit here waiting for someone to show me A way out of this wasteland and away from pain When you look at me I feel ashamed I cannot help where I am right now I was cast out no-one loved me When I speak no words come out I am so full of doubt I'll find a way out I am mute I am quiet so no-one can know what it is I am trying to say Why am I this way

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  1. Date: 3/24/2012 6:44:00 AM
    Good morning Patrick, everyone can be loved... its the negetive side of emotions that blind us and keeps. Id from. Searching ... The only love I ever have to count on is God's. Love... especially when I'm at my lowest. In life.... enjoyed. Pd

  1. Date: 3/23/2012 7:28:00 AM
    it is just a phase. I have been there, I understand. hugs, Catie :)