Shane Clift

Rookie (Seattle)

Angel at your back


For Cena Rose (had you in mind when this came to me)

Reaching out to touch someone.
A heart I must mend to heal my own.
Distracting drama to ignore my torment.
I need to be needed.
Without it I feel alone.
I jump to aide of those around.
To help face the fear of the unknown.
Pull me here, push me there.
Answers I'll find for the questions you have.
I can handle it bring it on.
Whatever it takes to help your life go on.
Strength I front but torn I am.
Notice me you don't until I am gone.
Without me you are lost.
If I explode I will still be the angel who has your back.

Submitted: Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Edited: Wednesday, June 18, 2008

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  • Rookie Cena (tifa) Rose (6/20/2008 2:12:00 PM)

    I swear I'm about to cry, thank you. Thank you so much, its all true, its everything.... Its as if you looked at my life and put it in a beautiful poem, as horrible as my life may be... thank you, and you are a truly great writer, Shane, i think someone is looking out for me, and gave you to help. This poem has everything and more, theres nothing i can say except, thank you.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Catherine Rica Cosico (6/19/2008 2:56:00 AM)

    A heartwarming piece...when love conquers all, beware you might explode....Thanks for sharing.

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  • Rookie Bobbie Jo ..... (6/18/2008 5:52:00 PM)

    i like this..nice one
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