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Out there alone
Even though you are in a crowd
Your voice drowned out
By the screams of others
Do you fight to be heard? 
Or do you voice your protest in a different way 
Not everyone will know you are close to giving up
When you smile your usual smile 
And you remain the positive pretense they are accustomed to
Only the one who knows your core 
Will know - 
Will cast you a lifeline
Will hold you close in reassurance


Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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Date: 3/3/2016 11:04:00 AM
Brilliant Poetry Wilma, a joy to read yours again,
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Date: 2/29/2016 5:00:00 AM
Well written words of wisdom, Wilma. T.J
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Date: 2/26/2016 1:33:00 PM
- Words that speak truth and wisdom, Wilma - Well done - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 2/26/2016 11:31:00 AM
I've recently experienced this, dear. It's shocking how few will hear a cry for help and will respond. Lovely write. Hugs
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Date: 2/26/2016 10:39:00 AM
Your words speak with the power of experience and your mind set flows freely and we can commiserate with you. Wonderful method of presenting the impact of your message. Emile.
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Date: 2/26/2016 6:35:00 AM
We all need someone to keep us safe. Faith is the most reliable one. Very nicely written, Wilma.
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