Monthly Archives: September 2016

Legend

Just like
The echoes of a legend
Reach forward
From the past to the present
Rise up to fight
Like the peasants
Take the road that’s right
But unpleasant
The struggle is a climb
That brings out the best in
You, and if
You need more proof, then
You could spend a lifetime
Searching for the truth and
Never find it
The scars that reminded
You of all the traps
So keep an open mind when
You take the next step
Hoping for the next breath
Bracing yourself for the news
Of the next death
Some things in life
You accept
And as for the others
You fight for what’s left
Stuck with low hopes
Wonder how the soul copes
Little kids focused on
Problems of the grown folks
Life’s a rumble
We race and we stumble
Reach for the sky
When our troubles make us humble
But never know fear
Hold onto hope here
Now is the time to
Rise and shine so clear

Trust in myths
But we denigrate the gifted
Didn’t pay attention
When the sands shifted
Time will solve and
Rob us of problems
All pay the cost
Of all the lost knowledge
Can we trust
In the future of us
Or live in disgust
Of all that we’re discussing?
Are we the villain
That’s killing the children?
Rather we’d give them
The pathway to wisdom
But ignorance
The disease that we pass on
Lives far beyond us
Even when we’re long gone
Multiplies in the brain
Like a virus
And keeps us enslaved
To the evils inside us
Makes me fear
For the world that survives us
Take a deep breath
And dive for the survivors
And to resist the sickness
Takes the brave
It’s the courage of a fist
That takes us to a grave
So dig two
For me and for you
One for the fallen
And one who didn’t help to
Grab the hand
Show a better plan
Love is the choice
That makes a better man

The map of life
Has pleasures and treasures
Trials where we might
Divine the true measure
Of ourselves
‘Cause we all have tells
Self-made purgatories
Keep us in jails
On top of that
I know we all have tales
Stories we repeated
Whenever we failed
Sacrificed
Though it didn’t feel right
Now we lost more light
And it keeps us up at night
But don’t sweat to death
Because the best is left
And you don’t have to accept
That what you get is less
You can fight for more
‘Cause what you’re fighting for
Is what this life is for
You have a right to more
And through the twists and turns
You have respect to earn
Why is that?
‘Cause the legend is present
We’re on a planet
That soars through the heavens
So don’t ever believe
That you’re irrelevant
Don’t go forgetting yourself
Be like an elephant
We’re the stone and the steel
Of the elements
The hope can be real
It’s a tale and we’re telling it
Every day
Is a new revelation
Hold to the way
Till we see the destination

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Paindrops (Part 3)

I shut my eyes
To the pain
And it leaks out
Through the cracks inside my bitter soul
Things have never been the same
Since you went away
I can’t find the pieces to make me whole
And suddenly calling me
Is responsibility
And yet I bleed, falling free
Wanting to escape everything

Paindrops
Dripping down this tortured face
Paindrops
Trapping me inside a maze
Paindrops
From the dream that is deceased
Through it all I cannot find release
Paindrops

Facing facts about you
Is the hardest thing for me
Never wanted to doubt you
But now what should I believe
When they say
That you just turned your back on me
And when I pray
That one day once again your lungs will breathe
I made you my sun
Now my world is dark and cold
Now it seems I’m done
No more belief in what I’m told

Paindrops
Dripping down this tortured face
Paindrops
Trapping me inside a maze
Paindrops
From a dream that is deceased
Through it all I cannot find release
Paindrops

Tears are streaming
Down my face
I’m not dreaming
My disgrace
Can’t shut off
This estuary
Or cut off
That which is daring
To grieve me
Over the very
One who leaves me
Now to carry
All this pain
So hard in bearing
And yet claiming
That she’s caring
While still maiming
Me so unfairly

Paindrops
Dripping down this tortured face
Paindrops
Trapping me inside a maze
Paindrops
From a dream that is deceased
Through it all I cannot find release
Paindrops

I’m Waiting for the Day

Here I am
Standing in a place I’ve always been
No special plans
Just waiting for my loneliness to end
If you can find
The narrow road that leads you back to me
I’ve got the time
My life is only half what it could be
I’m waiting for the day when I can see

I’m waiting for the day
When I can see your face
I’m waiting for the day
When I feel your embrace
And it doesn’t matter what they say
The one I want
Is always worth the wait
So I stay
I’m waiting for the day

Years go by
But it seems as if you were here yesterday
And still I cry
Life makes it so we can’t have our way
What I lost
Is infinitely more than what I gained
And now all I’ve got
Are sad reminders of my endless pain
If only I could hear you call my name

I’m waiting for the day
When I can see your face
I’m waiting for the day
When I feel your embrace
And it doesn’t matter what they say
The one I want
Is always worth the wait
So I stay
I’m waiting for the day

My crying eyes
Still watch for you upon the salty shore
Until the time
When they see you come walking through my door
And even if it takes a lifetime
I know that I will see your face
If it takes until the moon dies
I will patiently await
And if it should take forever
I’ll wait forever and a day
Use up every grain of the sands of time
If only you’d come back to me
Throw away all other plans of mine
Because that’s how much you mean to me

I’m waiting for the day
When I can see your face
I’m waiting for the day
When I feel your embrace
And it doesn’t matter what they say
The one I love
Is always worth the wait
Here I stay
I’m waiting for the day

We’ll Never Leave You Behind Us

Now you’re sitting in an empty office
All your troubles and your cares forgotten
Pieces of you scattered
And our hearts still shattered
I know that I’ll be thinking of you often
Kind of hoping the blow was softened
If you didn’t think you mattered
You should see all the faces saddened

You might be gone but
You’ll still be here
You might be gone but
You’re needed here
I think it’s wrong but
The things we fear
They tend to find us
But we’ll never leave you behind us

I hope you got a just reward
For all those days you sat here bored
The time that’s gone can’t be restored
If only we’d had a little more
I wish that we knew that before
We’re all like casualties of war
A fight that no one wins
All our beginnings meet the end, the end

You might be gone but
You’ll still be here
You might be gone but
You’re needed here
I think it’s wrong but
The things we fear
They tend to find us
But we’ll never leave you behind us

Wish I remembered what you taught me
Like I remember how you laughed
Should have heard when you were talking
The goodbye we should have had
Goodbye

You might be gone but
You’ll still be here
You might be gone but
You’re needed here
I think it’s wrong but
The things we fear
They tend to find us
But we’ll never leave you behind us
You may be sleeping now
In the dust
I’m sad you’re leaving now
If you must
But I wrote this to remind us
That we’ll never leave you behind us