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Walking around in circles
searching for the light
hoping that one day
I will finally win this fight

Constant battle
between me,, myself and I
Trying to fight the urge
to just break down and cry

No escape, no hideaway
no way of being excused
from the nightmares, scares
haunting and abuse

Clock ticking, I'm halfway through
the thing called circle of life
I put on the mask to hide the pain
that makes everything seem right.

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  1. Date: 8/17/2012 1:38:00 PM
    Nice cultivation of circle of life. What is there, we must bear generally, but strong determination helps to win along with prayer. Loved always, bl