I’m not that kind



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You said I was kind

As I gave him a few coins on the way to lunch.

You said I was generous

Because I bought him coffee on a cold day.

But I’m not that kind.

I’m just on a thin ledge between his world and mine

Too aware I could lose it all today

The anxiety and depression could take it all away.

So believe me

That when I give

I also take.

I take away the hope.

That one day if I’m sitting where he is

Shivering in my dark world.

A hand might reach out to me.

And that hand might be yours

But it will also be mine.

(c) Slumpless

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