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My life is a river
flowing never stopping
the beautiful crystal-clear waters
representing me and the life inside me.
I may look calm and steady
but that's not fully true
don't let my waters fool you
for not everything you see is true.
I know this might come as shocking
how truly unsteady I've become.
The dark depths of my waters have become so dangerous
please don't attempt to swim far to down for this may hinder us.
You may see only the surface of my waters
and hear its laughter as it flows
but listen closely and you may also hear its horrors.
My life is a river with overflowing banks
the sounds of its crashing waters
turn into sounds of a trapped lion trying to escape
My once clear waters become tainted
with the trash and waste that have been thrown my way
the life of my river is slowly dying
my water drying up
I've become far too corrupt
will it be far too late for me
to be finally free
to finally reach out
and join the ocean waves.