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Author Name: FreeJam 0 Comments
Date Added: November 05, 2004 17:11:18 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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So Long
No, I'll not, I'll not lie down and die,
I'll not ask the "what if's" and the "why's"
I'll make the crawl back from this precipice,
And I won't do it for love or for bliss;

I'll do it for one single thing: for me,
Because I'm the only one who can see
That my life is the only thing I can own;
These are shackles I've long outgrown.

These constellations canít even guide me by night,
And how could I ever recognise my demons by sight?
But there are some bridges you just have to burn,
Some paths from which you just have to turn.

And I know you'll criticise all my choices,
And drown me out with your angry voices,
But I've made sure I thought all that through;
It all comes down to me never being like you.

So I'll take these brutal life-lessons learnt,
All those times of being cast-off and burnt,
And I'll only ever be bothered to wonder why
It took so long for me to recognise this lie.
Author's Notes:
Strength is tempered by resolve; whichever way you throw me, I stand.
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