These words won’t come easy to me
Even though they’re all I see
I’m frightened and all alone in my head
Chained like a prisoner to my own bed

I struggle with each and every line
I can’t possibly keep up with time
When will my strength return?
When will my heart do anything but burn?

My breathing is shallow now, it comes in gasps
Looking into the darkness, for you I grasp
Please hold on to me until it’s another day
I cannot make this pain go away

I can barely breathe, why am I so afraid?
Perhaps there will be freedom with a new day
So tired of the sadness that grips my soul
I struggle to find what makes me whole

I can only feel terror as the day comes to a close
With just one glance, I lost track of the path I chose
Will you come find me if my place is empty?
Or will you feel the release of the burden inside me?

I take one last look at my dream
I close my eyes so tightly
And silently I scream.

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