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Sheldon Armstrong #231758
5/25/2022

My Life

All my life I’ve been hurt, all my life I’ve felt alone –
I try to pick up all the pieces, to my heart cause
It’s broke –

Been on my own since I was twelve, I never had a
Mom and dad –
Cause they gave me away and they didn’t want
Me back –

I always try to keep my head up, and down only when
I pray –
But all the tattoos I have, could never cover up the
Pain –

I done shed so many tears, I don’t know how I haven’t
Drowned –
And out of everything I been through, I just try to
Keep a smile –

All the demons that I face, while I’m looking in the
Mirror –
All the pain that I went through, I guess that’s why
I’m insecure –

What I went through as a child, I swear you couldn’t
Imagine –
And when I think about the past, I can’t believe what
Happened, happened –

As I look at my life now, I just know that I’m lucky –
And if you didn’t go through what I went through, then
There’s no way you can judge me –

 

 

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