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An ( Original) Poem: "How Are You Here"

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Happy New Year!

I hope the first day of 2018 is treating you well. I thought I would start my first post of the year with a poem that I wrote. I was inspired. By a tweet, a long time friend, etc. So without any delay here is a poem I wrote for my readers coming into this new year with mental illness and uncertainty or fear.
But especially to a long time friend of mine..




I know what you are thinking, how are you here
How is someone like you barely making it through?
this is not suppose to be the reality
Your goal was to be dead by the end of  twenty-seventeen
But your not. You are here. What does this mean?
I know what you are thinking, how are you here
How is someone like you barely making it through?
your pain is temporary
God is telling you look up and over the valley
This year. You are suppose to be here,
right here in twenty-eighteen
But..
I know what you are thinking, how are you here
How is someone like you barely making it through?
Don't let the illness fool you
it's …