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If Misery Loves Company, Why Do I Still Remain Alone?

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i see angels above me, i see demons below me, fighting over heaven.
i loved her more when i was sober.
i don't want a second chance.
love starts with that of a flickerin' cigarette
i swear i could feel your love before i knew your name.

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As I age I fear I've completely lost myself
in those days of isolation and moments of sloth.
One day will come when I can no longer control
this talent of mine, where I mimic symphony's;
because they manifest sound into the realm we share
and I, I strum words into existence without care.
Yet I'm never free of this haunting tragedy-
the truth still follows me from all the
bitterness that consumed my youth like fly's & vinegar.
Lately I fear that I'm forever lost in the city's
bright lights; because this park won't say bye.
I see me in the spotlight at Hollywood shows
but I'm actually stuck here, alone in my minds fable.
Baby, I know how you can't stand to hear my remarks
as I try blindly to justify the reasons for my mistake.
Every excuse I say seems see through, utterly fake.
'I could write a biography on just your failures,'
you whisper in my ear, tongue and cheek, out loud you speak.
'Yes you could,' is all I can reply, not too meek
I hope. 'I can only agree with you.' I reply with no lark.
But for you I'd truly find hope, I'd say good-bye
to that life of mine; throw away those little viles
of mine that bring with them a fail safe remedy
for these blues I constantly can never seem to shake.
It was in the bathtub last November when I could see
the future and what it is I truly should be-
when your lips kissed my wrists tiny little scars.
You peck the dots that line my corpse, little pin pricks
like on a map of where it is I wish I could have been
by now. As silence echoes over the water being
poured I hear your voice, you say the sweetest thing,
'It's not too late, love. If you still try you can
find warmth in the sunlight; you could still smile, again.'

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