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Date Added: August 23, 2013 23:08:24 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Type: Free Verse
Category: Depression Add To Favorites | Text Only
Breaking Down the Breakdown
There's a lamp shade over their heads
The shackles on their feet resemble shoes
While our ankles swell

There are two sides to misery 
The path lesser walked yields uncertainty 
Day in, day out hell

Then a brutish foe appears
Big hopes, big expectations
He wants you to bend 
Until you scrape the bottom

Well I've dug beneath the barrel
My mouth is full of dirt
My head is full of platitudes

And I tripped the wire to uncertainty
Just another day
Just another regress

There's a stockade over the hill
You can't miss it if you feel the whips
Look into her eyes

There's a headache coming today
With intensity dependent on the fear
You soul slowly dies 

Then a brutish foe appears
Big hopes, big expectations
He wants you to fall in line
As long as you don't cross it

Well I've dug beneath the barrel
I'm just the filthy shovel
In the hands of another

And I've cut the wire holding up my cares
Just another sunset
Just another sigh
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