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    Our Family (A Poem)

    Time moves on like the falling sand
    And I fall helplessly at their demands
    Embracing the curse of gentle sins
    I pray they see the suffering within
    A smile to give, and a lie to take
    All of the words blur into fakes
    Shouting and screaming down the halls
    Love is silent to bitterness when it calls
    And on deaf ears we cannot hear to cope
    As on the silence we all choke
    A family oh a family
    Look at what we are
    Please look at our family
    And cut open the scar
    Tear us to pieces if only for a new start
    It is oh so tragic to have a hardened heart
    Especially when you want only to love
    Only to have it broken by those above
    So a family oh a family
    We are good as we are
    Please see our good family
    Through our own prison bars

  2. The following user says thank you to Alice Wander for this useful post:

    weepingwillow (03-01-2017)

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    PA USA
    I live on hugs.
    This is incredible. sm for sharing. If you would be interested we could add it to our other survivor poems onsite. (Of course we would credit you if you want.)
    "You're only given one little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it." -- Robin Williams
    "Don't be afraid of the shadows, that only means there's a light nearby." -- Evanescence
    "So when you’re feeling crazy, and things fall apart, listen to your head, remember who you are." -- Three Days Grace
    "But I am not really worried, I am not overly concerned. You try to tell yourself the things you tell yourself to make yourself forget." -- Counting Crows
    "Our brains are sick, but that's OK!"
    "Peace will win and fear will lose."

    "And I will say that we should take a moment and hold it, and keep it frozen and know that life has a hopeful undertone."
    "It ain't the speakers that bump hearts, it's our hearts that make the beat!" -- twenty øne piløts |-/

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