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LOCKED UP

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LOCKED UP

all locked up, but without bars
eighty-plus in a room, the world so far
away from those we hold so dear
how the hell did I end up here

so much anger and so much strife
it's a whole different kind of life
one of sorrow and of pain
my life will never be the same

for all those I took for granted
who never left me alone and stranded
I'm sorry for the pain I put you through
I promise to make it up to you

behind these walls I've found a new home
with One who made me from up above
and if I will always keep Him near
I will never again end up back in here

LOCKED UP

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  1. Date: 2/9/2010 12:16:00 PM

    this is good it makes me want to make amends with everyone i've ever wronged another piece of true poetry! =)

  1. Date: 1/19/2010 5:02:00 PM

    Wow! Moving words! I enjoyed the read.