I wish you could see what I see….
a little boy who loves to laugh and have fun.
a man who knows all too well that life is not all fun and games.
a little boy who believes people are kind.
a man who can’t help second-guessing people’s motives.
a little boy who believes life is fair.
a man who knows it seldom is.
a little boy who craves connection with the people around him.
a man who finds it hard to wholly trust anyone – but especially himself.
a little boy who feels things deeper than anyone could guess.
a man who would rather push people away than admit they hurt him.
a little boy whose very soul cries when he’s hurt.
a man who hides the tears behind anger -because it’s safer.
a little boy who knows what it is to go without.
a man who knows how to work for what he wants.
a little boy who has been disappointed far too many times.
a man who wants to protect the little boy from getting hurt any more.
a little boy who, despite everything, still believes anything is possible.
a man who needs to remember to listen to the little boy.