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 Harry Sweeden. My life in verse.

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Contradiction



 



 



 



I am a contradiction



not whom I should be



not sure of who I really am?



I only know I’m me.



Born a gentle stranger



in a furnace of contempt



forced to witness far too much



in a world where hope was spent.



Growing was so stressful



never time to sit and learn



too many fights and arguments



...waiting for my turn.



Now I am this contradiction



strong but oh so weak



I feel I have the right to answer…



but do more damage when I speak.



I crave for the love of another



but sit quietly by no one’s side



and should a smile pass my way



I choose to run and hide.



I was never born a fighter



but it is what I’ve become



learning so young to defend myself



I became a loaded gun.



Now everything I thought I was



it seems that I was wrong



living a life of contradictions



has seen everything I thought… undone!



 



 









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