The Elephant in the Room

I’m sitting on a hillside,
And I feel like I don’t belong.
It’s how I feel every day,
Amongst other people.
Everything around me is calm.
Everything has a place
And a role to fill.
Everything does what it’s supposed to
Except for me.
What am I doing here?
I do everything wrong.
Everything feels like a mistake.
It’s no wonder I’m not happy.
How could I possibly be?
I don’t have a purpose.
I don’t have anywhere I belong.
I stick out of everywhere.
I’m the elephant in the room
No one wants to talk about.
What’s wrong with me?
Why aren’t I normal?
Why can’t I just be happy?
Those are all difficult questions
That no one wants to ask.
It’s so much easier to ignore me.
It lets everyone and everything
Go on with their lives.

2 thoughts on “The Elephant in the Room

  1. Maybe you’re not of this world. I’ve often had the same thoughts as you. There are others who have similar sense of not belonging if you google ‘I don’t belong here’ you get 14 million hits on the topic. Here’s one theory that’s interesting.: Anyway, I hear what you’re saying. Stay strong.

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  2. And yet the reality is, there is no “normal.” Everyone has times of feeling they don’t belong. We have to train ourselves to reject those bullshit thoughts – because they’re anchors dragging our souls down and they’re NOT TRUE. You are special and valuable and you have a place.

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