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You know me not

Clay nichols 1947 (alabama)

You know me not you see only that external
part of me that I project unto the
world.Not wishing my ganglion to be stepped
upon as i drag it across the floor, I must
try to protect myself.So I hide the real me
from prying eyes.Every body has a script to the show, but will you try to see i have no stage
 manager to tell me what to do. So i play my part in the theater of jesters I long for the
 understanding of someone, who will not hurt me.Just because i dont show it, you see i will
just internalize it.I properly do not express my self, i properly do not even try. Will you
try to get to know me, will you try to understand? Will you try to see the good in me, and and
leave the worst alone? will you try to see me for who i am, for i am just a man. With this in
mind, you see this is my life. And i live it until someone saves me from it and the shining
darkness of gods world.
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