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Somehow I feel that it was weird

to talk about those things I feared.

Like stepping into the unknown,

and feeling like you’re all alone.


I tell you this and furthermore,

I’ve never been like this before.

I was confident and hence

these feelings do not make much sense.


Never, since my time of birth,

I’ve ever questioned my self-worth.

Yet I must face the evidence

that I have lost self-confidence.


I ask myself the reason why

and start to question - who am I?

My circumstances seem so new,

I don’t appear to have a clue.


I now feel guilty all the time

within this strange new paradigm.

And as my friends still stand by me,

I marvel at their loyalty.


As my feelings are expressed,

I realise that I’m depressed.

I’ve never been like this before

and so I’m feeling quite unsure.


But as I start to write this down

the process seems to lift my frown.

It’s cathartic, so I’ve heard,

you can feel better with each word.


But now I think it would be nice,

if I could get some good advice,

and I guess that all of you

will know just what I’m going through.















 


 



























   















































(10.08.2010)




Reproduced by kind permission of Bill Withers.

12.06.2013






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