Please give me back my pain It’s mine. ‘You feel so heavy’ ‘Your emotions are a lot to deal with’ ‘Oh no, you have tears’ ‘Why do you feel so much?’ ‘Why are you so angry?’ When you see my hurt My deep core woundings All I ask of you is to witness and acknowledge Without offering your solutions And to please give me back my pain It’s mine. Trust that I will reach out to you When my burden becomes too heavy I will ask for help to carry it And for you to hold my tears Until they evaporate Yet always, A l w a y s Give me back my pain It’s mine. Don’t you worry about me I got this I know how to ride the storm In the darkest corners of my soul And I know when to call for help When the waters are too deep Please remember, when I do come up for air Give me back my pain It’s mine. If you feel that you are failing Failing to take away my hurt Does that make you feel uncomfortable? Not good enough Inadequate Incompetent Useless Please do not put that on me That is yours.