Friday, 15 April 2016

A Shoulder to Lean On


A Shoulder to Lean on

 

I can fight my way through any hard time

Any storm, even a tornado

Because I have a practical mind

And that helps me focus

But sometimes

Despite my ability,

Strength and fortitude

Just sometimes…

I would like to be the one saved

Have a shoulder to lean on

Know that someone has my back

Why can’t it be you?

Why isn’t it ever you?

Why?

 

© Kate McClelland 2015

6 comments:

  1. This struck a chord with me. It's gratifying to be the reliable one, but what happens when you need a bit of support? Who will save the hero? Great work, Kate.

    From Adam (couldn't figure out how to comment via WordPress!)

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  2. Thanks Adam your very sweet to say
    Kate

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  3. Love this! Your poem could serve as an anthem for most of the helping professionals I know. I know that *I* can certainly relate.

    Sometimes, especially with many of my friends and colleagues, I wonder if I have a sign on my back saying "Help here for YOUR life - mine needs nothing from anybody, so don't offer." Why, indeed?
    xx,
    mgh
    (Madelyn Griffith-Haynie - ADDandSoMuchMore dot com)
    - ADD Coach Training Field founder; ADD Coaching co-founder -
    "It takes a village to transform a world!"

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  4. Thanks very much Madelyn, so kind of you to say so :0)

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