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Listening to others

Ive listened as others poured out their emotions like water from a glass! Taken in the secrets of those who felt they were not worth even one more breath! I hold within me the sighs of saddness only whispered by people who otherwise would never have spoken of them! Ive shed tears with they whos world collapsed around them from tragedies that would have broken the strongest of us! Ive lent my ears to fear built over countless years by the ones who're battling for sanity after the pain crashed like a wave upon the shores of their mind! Made my shoulders the places of meny broken hearted individuals to rest on so they may find for even just a moment, a sense of solice! The suffering ive takin in can only be compared next to nothing at all! Thru tear induced blood red eyes ive gazed at hurt and pain that surpasses even the brightest fliker of a flame as intense as the sun in the sky itself! Placed the broken pieces of shattered hearts back in their place the best i knew how! Tried with every ounce of my being to mend the lives of others whos lives have fallen into their deepest state of disarray due to whatever it was that finally crumbled their wall of strength! Gave my all to everyone thats been crushed by the weight of their own inner demons so they would see that not everyone seeks more of their discouraging defeat and dismay! But by far the saddest and most distinct pain ive ever felt in my heart and mind is knowing all that hurt and suffrage while trying to maintain my own personal inner turmoils and anguish! Trying to keep the smile on my face while i perceive my world from my own perspective has not been easy by any means whatsoever! I fall and I fail continuously and still I put forth my best foot to try and walk the life of someone who genuinely holds the best interest of others at heart!
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