Tag Archives: pain

Healing Hold

If I could take your pain away I would. I’d wear it, aching, shaking, But relieved. If I could know That your pain was no more. For now I’ll hold you close To help you heal.

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I Pick You Up

When you fall, I pick you up, And dust you down, And gently cup Your face within These hands of mine, And as you grizzle And you whine, I whisper softly In your ear, All the words You need to … Continue reading

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Some wounds heal perfectly, The edges neat and smooth, The scar a small reminder Of what happened long ago. Some wounds heal less neatly, Ragged edges don’t quite match,

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Running Pains

Pain is just a state of mind That we can overcome, I told myself this evening On my marathon-training run. It doesn’t hurt, You think it does, But if you just decide, It doesn’t hurt, The pain will vanish, Run … Continue reading

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