Patsy Jenkins


Someone Like Me


if I were writing to someone like me
I wouldn't know where to begin
I wouldn't understand my silence
or why I can't let others in

giving support would seem alright
and even some humor as well
but if I answered with nothing
then, it would be hard to tell

hopefully I would not give up
yet, that would be asking a lot
for no one can keep trying to help
if emptiness is all I've got

Submitted: Sunday, July 29, 2007
Edited: Friday, March 25, 2011

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