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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-
Yet I must face the evidence
that I have lost self-
I ask myself the reason why
and start to question -
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.
Reproduced by kind permission of Bill Withers.
LEARNING TO TALK OPENLY
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