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Let me tell you a tale of myself And the hassle that comes with me I want to let it all out and confess These random emotions leading to stress The days I’m swinging on life’s edge And switching sides; smiling and sulkin’ Shaking but holding my heart steady I’m a midget in a 12ft...
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Mama, Would you please just hold me? I’m here again. Like a toddler running back, Hungry to suckle from her mother’s breasts. Sorry, mama, I should have grown up, Past all these. But mama, I still cry at night. They keep coming back for me, mama Clawing and pinching at my innards, Twisting them the...
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Pray! Pray they have always told me, We are the people of prayers Not of any sickness of the mind We are not of those of sickness of the soul There is no weakness in the spirits and hearts of the believer, they said. But in my heart is a a secret, Something has taken...
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Sister Priye, When they come in their numbers to offer condolences over the death of your child, you must simply tell them that it is the will of God. When the depression starts to creep in, you must intensify your prayers, Because depression is not for the children of God. When the suicidal thoughts trickle...
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