Keep None For Myself

She didn’t know what it would do

Most of her life she had been this way

Inching her way through one heart or another

Lifting others with just a glance

Even as her own smile dimmed with time


Sometimes the people who are smiling and giving hope to others are losing it bit by bit as nothing is returned.

(Sometimes because they’ve forgotten that giving can be receiving in its own way…)


About martha0stout

I like to read and write and hang out with my family and friends. I currently live on a farm and all that such a living entails.
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2 Responses to Keep None For Myself

  1. A very keen observation…giving can have its own downside at times if not handled properly.

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