I Am Screaming Underneath

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Stuck in the office late on Friday…I begin to listen to COLDPLAY and I get to AMSTERDAM a song I truly adore and love! I must have listened to it a thousand times in the past, but this time it was different. It was as if I heard every word, every sound and every lyric…including the words “I’m dead on the surface/But I am screaming underneath” Those lyrics moved me, because that was me as a child, as a youth, as a teenager, when everyone said I could not succeed. I heard from the Teacher, from Friends, from Family members and those words killed me on the surface, but deep down I still believed.

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Words by Okechukwu Ofili of ofilispeaks.com
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26 comments on “I Am Screaming Underneath

  1. I can't even find the words to say to express how I feel about this note. 🙂 WOW. This spoke to me and touched me in ways I can't even begin to describe. You're wonderful.

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  3. Maynezee on said:

    Yeeeaahh!!!

    God doesn’t make flops, if he made me then I’m not a flop.

    Get ur stunners on, my future is bright!!!

    Thanks for this Fil’s *winks*

  4. I don't know u…but from ur post I feel like I do. I see that same little person in my classroom everyday…I build 3-6yr olds self esteem…God changed my path and placed me in front of children to spread my nurturing nature. YOU ARE AWESOME! Oh my pic? Had a racoon in my ceiling = ( …it's gone = )

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