Sunday, April 11, 2010

A Single Word

If I hide from the world,
Then surely the world can't see me,
A small, miniscule person
In a vast, expansive sea

Faces of strangers
Dance in front of my own
In a crowd of a million
How can one feel so alone?

Running free
From the chains of the day
There must be an answer
To help me fly away

Where are the wings
That they speak of so highly
It must be in whispers,
Cuz it is heard of so quietly

But they scream, they yell!
They beg to be heard
The simplest of speeches
Often the utterances of a single world

So I shall flee from the pains
And troubles that clutch tight
For one single word
Can save me from a thousand dark nights

If I hide from the world
Then surely the world can't see me
But to do so would be weakness
And an impossible reality.

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