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free fall

My life's a blurry vision
At the pressure point 
and I still can't make a decision
Caught a glimpse of my reflection
A good heart in jeopardy of detection
I look up but there's no pictures on the wall
I think I'm in free fall
I'm depressed, over stressed
in vital need of words spoken in jest
but never the less i'm only a guest
Got a dial tone but no one to call 
I'm drifting into free fall
Minimum wage 
will not allow me to act my age
Fending with rage
but I can't turn the page
I'm tired of fighting
My palms drip lightning
I'm not happy here 
and the future still isn't clear
Have nightmares for no reason
Give light scares
during the blood shed season
I get knocked down and crawl
I'm trying to stand tall
But I'm in free fall

"paper weighs about the same as life in ink"

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  1. Date: 3/3/2011 8:53:00 AM
    The landing is not much better! Catch yourself before you hit the ground! Take life in stride and your wits will abide! Nice job with your rhyme scheme!

  1. Date: 3/3/2011 7:56:00 AM
    feel ur words here,, we all fall sometimes, we all fear, we all get lost, tend to feel thers no end, we r all born into this world of sin from the very start no wonder we feel this way, thank God Jesus died for our sins along time ago, cause we'd all b doomed from the very beginning, :) youll b fine , i kno, really i do