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hold is true

For the stone of a road is broken 
I am broken just as much
To see the crack in the road I know
Where I should beI take a breath of air 
The oxygen is poison to my 
Guilty lungs
In my eyes its poison
Like a taste of a simple drug
I hold close to my passion
As long as my arms can hold to 
To keep close to my innocence
Just to be bold
I know my life is shortening
So I know I should hold true to
 My dedication to something I know
Is true
I know it might sound crazy but
 I promise I don’t lie
That my guilt is not for me
 But for the men in my life
 That qualify
Ive been hurt by many
And saved by very few
 But I know that I am innocent 
That is what i hold true

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  1. Date: 5/21/2013 7:54:00 AM
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