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The cure to sadness I find is to feel the feeling
Cry, scream, breathe, find the moment
Keeping it in is not mature, manly or appealing
Your body is an emotional stove; easily broken.
Putting too much water in the pan with the heat high
The result is the risk of boiling over
Burning yourself and those who handle you
No- one told me how to grieve
I don’t think I believed I would have to
Turns out when the time came
I already knew how to
Instinct kicks in and memories of past pain stain my mind
I’ve grieved for me
Grieved for the times I wanted to die
I’ve grieved for them
For those who came into my life and left swiftly
Things I never did
Activities that I condemn
I remembered all these times when I had to grieve for 3
I had to grieve for 1 when I was young
I didn’t understand how painful the world could be
I had to grieve for 2 when I had a lot to go through
I missed them but from afar I hadn’t got to grow with them
I had to grieve for 3 when I was me recently
I felt all the grief for the others and the understanding came too
I had a hand to hold this time
I had someone to be sad with me and help me see the world properly
No-one is forever
Every day is show time
Go out and be the anomaly
Tears clean out your eyes and make them so much fresher
Breathe and feel