I Know You

I KNOW YOUI've never seen you write the most heartfelt lettersBut... I know you doI've never seen you stare off into unanswering spaceBut...I know you doI've never seen you lie awake in the middle of the nightBut...I know you doI've never seen you tremble with fearBut...I know you doI've never seen you wipe away the tears that flow from intense, unfamiliar emotionsBut... I know you doI've never seen you put on a fake smileBut...I know you doI've never seen you praying to GodBut...Believe me, I know you doI've never seen you love your childBut...Oh how I know you do
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  • Thank you for this wonderful poem. In my mind, I feel as if everyone expects that I should be able to "accept" what has happened because my son has had issues with chemical dependency for some time - but the pain and disbelief are as sharp as ever. Though I haven't met you, your poem tells me you understand.
  • Beautifully said. :)

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