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Road narrows, pouring down
I'm breaking without a sound
Bits and pieces of trying
Get what you pay for, nothing

Frozen dreaming of yesterday
Potent, creeping I'm far away
From my hometown I lit out
To save my skin and shed some doubt

I know how false the floor
How high the sky
Been down that road before

It's a lie, you hide in someone else
Like a shining scalpel, cut yourself

Hard as truth is, been my friend
Don't need to be invited in
I'll go round 'til bested
Pick up myself and try again

I know how false the floor
How high the sky
Been down that road before

It's a lie, you hide in someone else
Like a shining scalpel, cut yourself

All comes in time
Don't fight it, don't mind it
Whatever may come

I know how false the floor
How high the sky
Been down that road before

It's a lie, you hide in someone else
Like a shining scalpel, cut yourself



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    Road narrows, pouring down: World is closing in on me, my choices are limited. The world and I cry together.
    I'm breaking without a sound: My head is in my hands and my brain won't let me be.
    Bits and pieces of trying: I've been trying, but can't seem to get better.
    Get what you pay for, nothing: I haven't contributed anything so I don't deserve anything

    Frozen dreaming of yesterday: I can't face the present so I'll dream of better times
    Potent, creeping I'm far away: and drift away making myself numb to the present.
    From my hometown I lit out: getting away would make a change
    To save my skin and shed some doubt: There must be something better.

    I know how false the floor: My whole life I felt safe until I grew up and realized just how far we can fall
    How high the sky: I've experienced incredible highs
    Been down that road before: The drugs I took to get that high aren't what I want anymore.

    It's a lie, you hide in someone else: Getting fucked up because you feel bad is easier to rationalize if you don't address your own problems
    Like a shining scalpel, cut yourself: You can be a finely crafted instrument, but instead of trying to better yourself, you sabotage

    The truth never lies, but it is too hard to face so I'll avoid it until it bites me in the ass. Then do the same thing again.

    Stop punishing yourself for your mistakes. Learn and move forward cuz its supposed to be hard and you are always going to make mistakes.
    EbombCDXX

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