Where Were You?

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By Michael W. Raley

Where were you when I was bound in the darkness?

Where were you when the weight of depression was crushing my spirit?

I called repeatedly for your help,

Only to be once again met with silence.

You were the only one who could have put an end to it,

Yet you chose not to do so.

The pain only grew and the darkness continued to loom over me.

I wasn’t seeking gold, silver, fame or glory,

I only wanted to feel better,

I wanted to be whole again.

As I began to push my way through the darkness,

The light began to flicker and my hope began to emerge.

You may have been silent,

But you left me with the tools I needed to build a new future.

 

 

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One thought on “Where Were You?

  1. Best mindset we can have
    is the one for us to build
    we have a spirit that is alive
    wants to grow and create
    it doesn’t want to be stilled.

    The steps for transformation
    are knowing we have the tools
    along with life in our journey
    we learn the game and the rules,
    and lastly our experiences
    for others become dear jewels.

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