Thursday, December 15, 2011

Trying Times

Part One
Where is the world going
Where have all the good ones gone
Our collective journey is ending
As the end of time is nearly upon

Today, tomorrow
I do not know, pray tell
Yet this I do know
We are sadly not well

To make a decision
In reverse of what you already said
Are you safe at night
When you sleep in your bed?

What demons haunt you
What mistakes lurk in your dreams
Are you breaking under the pressure
Of self made change-beams

Does anything keep you strong
Or are you broken and weak
You used to sing for the masses
And now you lost your ability to speak

Part Two
Where do we hide
And what do we see
The modern addi(c)tion of society
Has been the detriment of humanity

A family shattered
A life destroyed
For something so fake
That could never fill the void

Yet where is the sustenance
I so desperately need
In this dark times of destruction
Who will plant a seed?

The sun of our nation
Is diminished like the moon
And all we can ask
Is that our redemption comes soon

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