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Bleeding Heart

A Take on Struggling with Addiction

Never known love, so you choose to hate

Walking around, fake smiles, saying life is great

Thinking life’s goal is to procreate

You don’t have a mate, so you master skills

Life has no thrills, you just pay the bills

Gotta live a little, or end up popping pills

Just to get through the day like it’s all okay

But is it all okay?

Sun rays peeking through in the day time

Nightmares leaking through in the night time

Making sure that it’s never the right time

To explain all your ways in the lime light 

Happy days straight away when your mind right

So forget all the pain in your hind sight

Look to the future, need shades ‘cause it’s so bright

Head held high, still fighting the good fight.


No one ever said life was meant to be simple

Gotta get it through your head, half the battle is mental

I can’t promise you it’s painless, but I'll try and be gentle

Be careful with that bleeding heart, it is only a rental


Never known truth, so you choose to lie

Spending days in a haze barely getting by

Off to the side while you’re getting high

No will to try, you’re on autopilot 

Inner thoughts are violent, outer moods are silent

Try to start a riot, but the streets are quiet

Hiding deep in your shell, like you do so well.

Days running together, you're so tired

Nights go on forever, you're so wired

Your conscience is failing, it's so fired

Gotta push past the mess to get inspired

Is your ultimate goal to be admired?

Sell your soul to be famous and desired

Back on track, making stacks ‘cause it's required

You're up next, on the road to an empire


No one ever said life was meant to be simple

Get it through your head, half the battle is mental

I can’t promise you it’s painless, but I’ll try and be gentle

Be careful with that bleeding heart, it is only a rental


Eyes full of tears, after all these years

Wipe 'em off, shake it off, time to face your fears

Pull it off like a boss, rise above your peers.

Better know you're worth it, 'cause you do deserve it

Never will be perfect, but you need to work it

Or your inner circuits are gonna need reworkin'

stop the excuse, cut loose, be you

Not used and abused, make dreams come true

Young girls in the world, use caution

Don't ever settle for the first option

Never let anyone tell you you're common

Make your mark, and you won't be forgotten

Do your part to be ripe, not rotten

Breathe like cotton, it's not rock bottom

Float to the surface, reroute the problem

You'll get your wings only after you've fallen

Back on your feet only if you put all in

No magic wand to respond to your call in

Girl stay strong, you were meant to do battle

Speak your mind despite cages you rattle

Lose yourself in the truth that you babble

Own your success, don't end up collateral

Longitude, latitude. You got the attitude

Think of your worth, think of your magnitude

Always show grace, always show gratitude

Nothing is absolute, you got the aptitude

What do you have to lose? 

Life is your own, now choose

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