Many survivors of child abuse feel like this for much of their lives, knowing that there is something wrong with their lives, but not knowing what it is, or why. Learning and understanding about the long term impact of childhood abuse changes that.
If I could only drift like a shark,
cruel and free
and not drown in petty seas of my own misery.
If I could only sleep as a child does
and wake wondrous and pure.
If I could only dive into my soul
and not simply wait on the shore.