Melanie Walendowsky Baker

Who?

Who do you go to
when there's no one there?
Where is the shoulder
when you're in despair?

How do you muster
strength you don't have?
Who will you be then
when when you have gone mad?

Who will stand you
when you're not yourself?
Who will care in the end
when you're alone without help?

How will you go somehow
from death and then to life?
How can you believe
when your life is a knife?

Who will show you
the edge that is dull?
Who will go to you
when death at you pulls?

The answers've become
so limpidly clear;
it's just up to me,
myself and my fears.

Because who really cares
about what you have to share?
And who will be there
with your cross to bear?

(Itajaí,04 May,2009)

Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 3, 2009
Poem Edited: Sunday, May 3, 2009

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Comments about Who? by Melanie Walendowsky Baker

  • John Smith (5/7/2009 6:41:00 PM)

    As much as I hate for anyone to be going through any rough period in their life, those emotions really bring out the best in you. You turn a negative into a positive in the best way you know how. Keep on keeping on.

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