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Change - for the good.

I wish I could tell you that everything is going to be alright,
I wish I could change the world,
I wish I could wipe your tears,

But that changes nothing.
Life is fragile, and imperfect,
And a single fragment of a second
Can make the world stop spinning.

I wish I could close my eyes,
and comfort you,
I wish so many things,
But then I stop, and a touch of calamity fills my heart.

You are you.
I need no change,
I need no wishes,
I need nothing.

You are strong as you are wise,
What many may not see in you,
I have felt in you.

Many a time,
Psychology is nothing more,
Than an ongoing joke,
'As if emotions were a science.'

But in truth, I tell you,
Emotions are the hardest science.
The most difficult of them all,
The realm of the unknown.

And your warm heart,
Takes it smoothly.
As mine shatters,
You tell me what matters.

Everything is not going to be ok.
Life is going to change.
But you can close your eyes,
And make it right.

Make it right for the young ones,
Make it right in your heart,
Let it all out,
For once, set them free.

Change their life.


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