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Do I even know me

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Do I even know me

Do I even know me
Or how to be he
Lost in myself
I've put on a shelf

I do not feel free
For me to be me
If I am who I am
Do I act like a ham

Should I ball it all up
Inside parts of me
Or act like a pup
And run around free

Un-abandonded but alone
And chilled to the bone
I search for the light
Avoiding the fight

You see I am gone
But really right here
My light it has shone
Through even my fear

Finding myself is really a task
Needing of love for in it to bask
I'll see you again on the right side of town
Really my friends I'm not fooling around

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  1. Date: 6/11/2012 9:51:00 AM
    I've felt this way but like you've said "My light it has shone through even my fear". Our impulses ARE a part of us. No matter what, who we are WILL shine through naturally. It's just understanding ourselves, "finding myself is really a task". Perfectly said <3