don’t worry everything is fine by Jenny Browne

does anybody know how to not be scared any more ? i don’t know my own poor self my time is taken up with decision making remember when the days were full of hours they never ran out and happiness could always be found down a side street just by looking up or maybe under a garbage bin now life’s new rule every second not spent busy is wasted every minute not spent with you is wasted time someone once said to me but i didn’t believe it then because i was young and love was a joke still is, really when will i feel older and wiser no longer scared when the sun sets and rises a new day equals fear chasing my own head and the devil right out of it remember when we didn’t care everything was just easy now i live in this room of quiet terror scared to open my mouth scared of questions remember when i believed my own gorgeous value

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