The first time somebody called me strong,

I was sitting on that psychiatrist’s couch,

And I couldn’t contain the earthquakes in my body.

With a trembling voice I told her,


You’ve got it all wrong.


It’s not enough for the tree to stand,

after the lightning has desecrated it’s holy vessel;

It knows that mother nature has broken faith,

and it can never go on as before

when its maker has forsaken it.


I am a box full of every final puzzle piece

that is nowhere to be found.

You can’t complete me.

And if you took a walk in my head,

You wouldn’t find any benches.

There’s no place to rest.


I guess what I’m trying to say is;

I don’t know what I am,

But I know what I’m not.


I’m not strong,

But I’m here.


And do you know what she told me?

“That’s enough.”


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