Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Screaming Powerlessness

I am powerless as I listen to her cries.

I can't take away her pain or soothe her aching heart.
All I can do is listen.

I see her, she is curled up in bed, weeping.
I need to go to her, curl myself behind her and hold her until she sleeps.

But I can't seem to make that happen. I have no options, no choices in the matter.

All I can do is sit and feel her pain, listen to her broken heart beat.

She's screaming and I can't help her. She wont listen to reason, wont accept what's happened to her.
Her confusion, pain, anger and frustration flood my ears.

Oh God!
What do I do for her?

Will this ever end?
Will she ever be the same again?

I think not.
Nothing will ever be the same for her again.

4 comments:

  1. It is hard when they feel such pain. Know that you can help walk her through it.

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  2. There is but one thing you can do to help. Love her. Without condition. I wish you well.

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  3. We've all been there. Sometimes we have to find our own way, even if it means alone.

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