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What's hate without love
What's High without drugs
What's pain without touch
What's life, everything
But not much without you...
Alone Is Safe
Anxiety and fatigue weigh heavily on my mind
My body refuses to respond to urgency and responsibility
Wrapped up in this blanket cocoon, darkness is my friend
Libation is my friend
Solitude is not Mercy
I stare into oblivion thinking of everything, seeking an answer
Calculating the past and dissecting my mistakes
Feeling trapped and small
Needing to be touched by God
Alone and afraid
But alone is safe
Child’s Eye View
Beneath the floor of this concrete jungle
Poke salad, dandelion, and honeysuckle roots
Intertwine in a slow samba
Where the red and brown clay of the city is the stage
And all the little creatures flicker about
In their innocent war of the fittest
Caterpillars, ladybugs, ants, and spiders
Walk about with liberty and caution
Unknowingly, the hardened feet of ghetto children
Trample cities beneath
Such innocent arrogance, these giants of the land
Jarring butterflies, and lightning bugs for pleasure
And as I look upward into the heavens
I too wonder when I will be set free
From my cage, my invisible cell
When will I be free – a Sovereign
Is it not competition
Is it not a test
Is it not much a burden
Till it gives us our rest