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I'm So Afraid

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I'm So Afraid

I had control
I held it well
Upon my throne
You could never tell

That deep inside
My fate was sealed
I'm so afraid
Of the way I feel

Grasping for straws to help clear my mind
Look behind
The shadows of fear come and crawl behind
Stay away
I'm starting to crack and I...

The trigger's cold
My fingers are hot
My muscles twitch
As I await the shot

It never comes
It never will
I'm so afraid
Of the way I feel

Dance in the rain of machine gun fire
Dear God, it hurts
Holding onto what's left of my control
Set to burst
I'm begging for peace and I...

I walk along
The dusty tracks
The sun's hot rays
Are scorching my back

I'd sell my soul
I'd make a deal
I'm so afraid
Of the way I feel

Praying for a moment to catch my breath
Crash into me
The terror that comes with loss of control
All I feel
I wish I could die and I...

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