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The Cross

"Draw back the curtain, peek past the smile And from within the darkness growls the pain Listen closely, hiding behind the laughter As a single teardrop leaves it’s stain" "While abundant and free for all I struggle to grasp my share I am screaming inside While others go on without a care" "My demons strangle like vines Thorns drawing blood from their grip I fear your glance will reveal the secret That every shred of confidence has been stripped" "What was once my altar My sanctuary, my pride ... With no warning and soulless indifference Is now the prison I’m trapped inside" "Life is no longer hallowed As my reflection mockingly glares Deeper and deeper into my soul Sinks this cross that I must bear"

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