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Start Over

I stutter and stumble
the right words
already been said
I soon discover

I drifted
between life and death
excuses strangled
my lying breath

I operate 
like a broken machine
convenient for me
but unplugged 
to your hopes and dreams

I started to squeak
when I walk
Forgot to maintenance
my body
with the crap
I talk

Look past your eyes
to another face
So I can start over
leave this place

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  1. Date: 12/10/2012 5:27:00 PM
    Can really relate to verse three. Lots of start overs...didn't gain any ground. Nice write, John

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 9:34:00 PM
    a nice start, would be so refreshing... hoping for change takes a lot.. it will all fall into place.. shh,.,,pd

  1. Date: 8/5/2012 2:49:00 PM
    the chance to start over, sometimes we all wish we could.. I really enjoy your style of writing. Thank you for directing me to your writes with your comment tonight.. ;) Wilma