Empowered Recovery--Candidly Helping the Family and friends of Alcoholics Recognize, Understand, and Resolve an Alcoholic Relationship

    ē  www.EmpoweredRecovery.com ē  www.NonAlcoholic.org 

 

 

 

Robin's Realm

 

Wake Up

Wake up !

Wake up !

Wake up, they are all shouting at me

My friends here, my friends there

My family

 

Canít you see what we see?

The misery?

The misery you are in

Held deep within yourself

 

Wake up

Wake up

I hear them faintly

I am still within my fantasy

 

Wake up

Wake up

We are here to help you

To hold you

To hug you

To give you words of encouragement

 

I can hear them through my tears

I can see them faintly through my confusion

 

Wake up

Wake up

You are lost within- lost with he/she

We want you to see

We want you to seek your own identity

 

I am trying I shout back

Just let me be

It is not like I can set the alarm clock

and bounce back

so quickly

 

Wait for me I say

I am coming

I am waking up

 

Wake up

Wake up

I am trying so hard

To get out of this fantasy which is really a nightmare

That I allowed myself to be pulled into

I want to wake up

I want to see

 

Donít leave me I shout

Be there for me

 

Wake up

Wake up

Come to the dawn of the shining light

To see what is waiting for you

 

I want so bad to wake up

I want the shining light they call life

I want a new journey

But it is hard for me

 

Wake up

Wake up they say

Open your eyes

Open your heart

Find your own identity

 

Oh how bad I want that

To know who I am

What I truly want in life

I am coming I say

Slowly but surely

I will be there

 

Be there with you all

My friends and family

 

Wake up

Wake up

They say again

 

I am

I am coming to the light

To be with myself

To enjoy each waking moment

Instead of waking to drudgery

I want to wake to be happy

 

I will be there

Just donít give up

 

Donít worry

We will wait patiently

We will be there

All the steps of the way

 

Through the fog

Through the clouds

Until you finally

Wake up

And see for yourself

What great things life has to offer you

On your journey

 

--Robin Walters, November 5, 2005

 

© Copyright 2005 by Robin Walters. All Rights Reserved. 

Robin Walters is an alcoholic relationship survivor and writer in New York state. Robin still longs to be a school teacher, but now satisfies that longing by sharing her life experiences in the hope that her lessons will lighten the load for others. She may be contacted at robin@empoweredrecovery.com. Read more of her writings at www.EmpoweredRecovery.com/robin .

Top

 


 

NOTICE: Empowered Recovery is not intended to replace prudent professional therapy.

Copyright © 2001-2006 By Kelley Training Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Punta Gorda, Florida

This website is owned, produced, and managed by Doug Kelley.

Feedback always welcome. Thank you for visiting!

[Home] [Contact

PRIVACY NOTICE: Except for the Discussion Forum and the Members Area, this website does not use Cookies. Your Name and Email address are NEVER shared with ANYONE at any time for any reason.