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I Know I Can Stand without My Feet

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I Know I Can Stand without My Feet

"I try to stand up when I feel strong
But I keep falling into your arms
 I dont stay there for long
I know you mean no harm
But Im scared of being wrong
I want to know ,is that real charm?"


Why are you afraid of me
I just want to be close to you
I know what you want to be
Your trying to be someone new
Someone who can by themselves see
Someone who will stop with the blue

"Yes,your right,
Its you I fright
Because i want to be myself
I dont want anyone or yours help"

But ill help you make it on your own
Ill give you a hand
And ill see you grown
Alone you shall stand.

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  1. Date: 5/31/2010 5:20:00 PM

    Love the way this reads and what a wonderful message :) Thank you for your kind comments and I'm glad you're back! Looking forward to catching up with you.

  1. Date: 5/31/2010 6:51:00 AM

    I like the flow of the words and the essence of the message. This is excellent. Joseph

  1. Date: 5/31/2010 6:49:00 AM

    Providing someone with the ability to stand on their own is a great gift, Sajdah. If you can accomplish this when someone is reluctant to accept your help, you have really accomplished something special. Very nicely written! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 5/31/2010 6:26:00 AM

    Awesome piece on co-dependency and the eventual ability to do it on your own.. Thank you for your comments on mine :) rgds Wilma

  1. Date: 5/31/2010 5:31:00 AM

    well said... very good thoughts shared here today