powerless.

when I see you
hurting
when I hear you
crying
when I feel your heart
breaking
it kills me
that I cannot
fix you
it kills me
that I am
powerless


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About what sandra thinks

Sandra is a writer, blogger, poet, artist, emotional disaster. She thinks far too much and sleeps far too little. Sandra lives in the Northeastern U.S. but dreams of an oceanfront home in Hawaii where she could learn to surf. She loves music, brutal honesty, coffee, and the color black. She hates insincerity, beer, whipped cream, and facebook. And she is uncomfortable talking about herself in the third person.
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16 Responses to powerless.

  1. Well said. I hate that feeling.

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  2. Such a terrible feeling

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  3. Meghan Tregellis says:

    It really is an awful feeling not to be able to ease someone’s pain. The pinnacle of frustration!

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  4. In all such cases a hug is a great start! Even virtual hugs can start the healing.

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  5. The worst feeling is the feeling of powerlessness 😳to see pain around you and not be able to help or fix it, is torture.

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  6. You are correct. To see your child suffer is pain on a whole different level..

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  7. For my children, I really would take on the pain myself ❤

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  8. Totally related to this♡♡

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