Please See Me

A Poem

Please hold me
like the child I am
Please see me
vulnerable and in need

Please allow me to cry
dry my tears as they fall

Please do not tell me 
to be quiet,

or go away

Please see me

Deborah Christensen is a writer, artist, and published author. She currently lives in Queensland, Australia. She lives with her husband, a rescue dog named ‘Lily’ and has six adult children (and one amazing grandchild) who live scattered throughout Queensland. She’s on Twitter @Deborah37035395 and Pinterest and is the author of the best selling and Readers Favorite 2014 award-winning memoir Inside/Outside: One Woman’s Recovery From Abuse and a Religious Cult.