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Dies Leben bringt mich um - This life will kill me

This is a song I wrote in German. I've given my translation in English. If you are a german speaker, please let me know about mistakes I've made.. Nichts bleibt jetzt zu töten doch die Zeit und der Schmerz Als ich Schutz vom Regen suche, dem Regen im Herz Ich male hellen Bilder an den Fenstern und der Wand Damit ich nicht die dunkle Welt draußen sehen kann Es bringt mich schon zum Lachen, es bringt mich sicher um Während ich die Freiheit überlegen, bewegen sich die Wände enger mich herum. Wie 'ne Kanonenkugel schweb' ich aufs Bedauernmeer Ich schwimm' der Wirklichkeit vorbei, den Wahnsinn hinterher Man findet mich am Meeresboden, nach dem Weg fragen Hier bin ich vor nicht gewesen seit mindestens zwei Monaten Es bringt mich schon zum Lachen, es bringt mich sicher um Während ich die Freiheit überlegen, bewegen sich die Wände enger mich herum Wir sehen uns halbjährlich, doch dir sehe ich jade Nacht Den Morgen grüßt der Hahn, er weint den Tod meiner Vernunft nach Der Bauer hackt den Kopf ihm ab; der Hund gefüttert werden muss Auge um Auge, wie man hier sagt, das Leben schmeckt gut mit 'nem Bösenschuss Es bringt mich schon zum Lachen, es bringt mich sicher um Während ich die Freiheit überlegen, bewegen sich die Wände enger mich herum --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Nothing left now to kill but the time and the pain As I seek cover from the rain, the rain in my heart I paint bright pictures on the windows and the wall So that I can't see the dark world outside It really makes me laugh, but it will surely kill me While I contemplate freedom, the walls move closer in around me Like a canonball I float on the sea of regret I swim past reality, after insanity I can be found on the bottom of the sea asking for directions I haven't been here before, for at least two months It really makes me laugh, but it will surely kill me While I contemplate freedom, the walls move closer in around me We see each other twice a year, but I see you every night The rooster greets the morning, he mourns for my sanity The farmer cuts its head off; the dog must be fed An eye for an eye, or say they say, life goes well with a slice of evil It really makes me laugh, but it will surely kill me While I contemplate freedom, the walls move closer in around me

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Date: 2/22/2014 7:10:00 PM
Zhish, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you enjoy the community, as I did when I first join the soup March 2010. You will find many friendly poets, who ready to take you under the their wings, and support and offer any kind of feedback. I will be around to help you grow with the community, if you like. I look forward to meeting and reading any poems or smiles you offer. :) :) :) We are one big happy family. (Drama & Love) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@"
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Date: 2/21/2014 3:14:00 AM
- Warm welcome to PoetrySoup,Zhish - I choose your first well written poem - hope you will write many poem in the future- Hope you will be satisfied with our "soup family" - we are many .. but has plenty of room for you too- PoetrySoup Rule1: Be kind and keep PoetrySoup a haven. PoetrySoup is a drama free zone(Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours.) Thank you posted your words and thoughts here, I want to come back to read more another day. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 2/21/2014 1:28:00 AM
Zhish, , Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. I will find much delight, in reading and in time become familiar with your way of writing. But, for the mean time, I will greet you with the same smile, other poets passed when I first join the soup 4 years ago. I wish you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND". Hugs* SKAT
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