In the Company of

When feeling down or feeling sad

Feeling just a little mad

That I failed expectation

Lost myself to temptation


What keeps me up?

When I’m feeling down?

What pulls me back?

When I’m not myself?


In a desert of despair, dismay

An oasis of friends, family that say

Refreshing words that clear my doubt.

They give me shade like an aloof cloud


And that’s how I begin to heal

My wounds will begin to seal.

With words that wash away the pain

Soothing company everyday,


That’s when I begin to realize

In a world of immeasurable size

That I was ne’er alone.

With company, into the world I go.

This poem is about: 
My family
My community
Our world
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