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"Drown" - By: Ashley Laws

I own the rights to this song.

I wrote this song.

(Sad piano beat "Drown" ft. Nate)

(Verse 1) I close my eyes

Hoping that this phase passes by

Like a nightmare I can't erase

Gave you hope you gave me away

Now all that's left is empty dressers and closets filled with pain

Your old t-shirt that smells just like you

Just cloth that's feeding the flame

(Chorus) (not my chorus) don't let me drown on my darkest days, burdens I carry I can't escape, take all the troubles and pain away, hoping and praying for better days don't let me drown drown drown don't let me drown drown drown don't let me drown

(Verse 2) you can say your sorry but sorry just washes away, the burdens you left on my heart mean nothing once you pushed me away, now all that's left is empty bedsheets and silence along the floors, this house feels so damn empty so vacant I don't close the door.

(Chorus)(not my chorus) don't let me drown on my darkest days, burdens I carry I can't escape, take all the troubles and pain away, hoping and praying for better days don't let me drown drown drown don't let me drown drown drown don't let me drown

(Verse 3) feels like I'm sinking under all of this gravity, can't catch my breath for a second, you got your hands over my teeth, now all that's left is empty promises and pain that keeps me awake, you drove us right into the water, now we're six feet deep

(Chorus)(not my chorus) don't let me drown on my darkest days, burdens I carry I can't escape, take all the troubles and pain away, hoping and praying for better days don't let me drown drown drown don't let me drown drown drown don't let me drown

Lyrics by Ashley laws

Bio: for as long as I can remember all I have ever wanted to do in life is sing. My biggest regret is not taking the steps to go further with my music. Life happens and you have to man up and take responsibilities, pushing your dreams to the side. I have one of the biggest hearts and strongest passions for music. I can feel it deep down inside of me like the magic you feel when you eat donuts. I have so much left in me and I’m not ready to give up yet. I don’t sing just to sing. I sing because of the joy it brings me. I sing because for a small amount of time I feel everything, I feel invisible like I’m standing on stage in my own private little world.

Meaning of “Drown:” personally. this is my favorite song I have written. The easy concept and meaning of this is so simple. Breakups. So delicate and fragile. The main character (female) has just lost the only man she has ever loved. Giving him every ounce of her she could possibly give. Trusting him, showing her unconditional love, and being the only person he would allow her to be. He betrayed her and left. You can infer it came with no warning. Like a car crashing into a body of water. You are forced to act fast and try to survive. But doing so isn't as simple as it sounds. You hit a lot of obstacles in your way and if you do survive, you live everyday with the pain that could of been avoided in the first place. But just know, if he leaves, its his loss, because you grow stronger from past experiences and now you can live again as a stronger, wiser person.

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