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Challenge To the Heart

This for all the times the walls came tumblin’ down A fire burned and when all the doors closed you stuck around U did what u had to do, u came through, there from the start Letting nothing get in the way, u took a challenge to the heart An ode to those who fight and stand up for what’s right Ur contribution is felt, ur choices are noticed Most by the ones who side u knelt by U let them know it was blue past the dark sky Turned back when u could’ve left Along with ur feelings, u took mine around to cart Doing what you can to make things better, a challenge to the heart Knowing I have someone who I can rely on To be by my side till I’m dead and gone Someone who carried my torch when I couldn’t Made me take the next step when I thought I shouldn’t U took a challenge to the heart when I wouldn’t Ure the ones who deserve the credit While no one thinks about it, I said it I know ure value, cuz I’ve walked ure mile These are the real people with class and style Ones who make you smile when there’s no hope When u think thoughts of suicide are the only way to cope Thanks to those who follow things through from the start Those who take a challenge to the heart To all the heroes in my life Chris Delegans © 1996

Copyright © | Year Posted 2005

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