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~why Am I So Selfish? ~

Why am I so selfish?
I should think more of her.
But instead of seeing what could be
I'm being so immature.

I know she's truly suffering.
That should be my main concern.
Yet all I seem to think about is...
''Will she ever learn? ''

Her lungs are black as tar.
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Ernestine Northover 09 June 2006

The guilt is always thrown back onto the one who is trying to help. All you can be is firm but kind, and know you have done all you can. Love and hugs Ernestine XXX

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It only ever occurrs to the unselfish that they may be being selfish. That aside, this is a touching and poignant piece (well-written goes without saying of course) and thank you for posting.

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Uriah Hamilton 08 June 2006

I don't think you're selfish, Mary, I think you have a lovely heart.

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Tracey Collins 08 June 2006

yuor not being selfish, you don`t control her, you can only be thier for her.

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Duncan Wyllie 08 June 2006

UMM! MARY THE CORRECT SPELLING IS SELFLESS

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