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Worst Enemy
by Stephen Handley, 12-02-09
Allen County Jail - Fort wayne, Indiana  

I’m my own worst enemy, me and my selfish pride.
Whenever I “attack” myself, I just run away and hide. 

I drink or drug to ease the pain.
I never ask for help.
I’m much too proud to bother you,
I’ll recover by myself.  

“This has worked out fine for me,”
I say from my jail cell.
I’ve lost everything I had,
and I’m headed straight for Hell! 

I have so many numbers for people I can call.
I never seem to do it!
It makes no sense at all!  

Don’t follow this example.
Don’t run away and hide.
Call someone who can help you.
Be humble and swallow your pride.