I saw you, hug your purse closer to you in the grocery store
line. But, you didn’t see me, put an extra $10.00 in the collection
outside the store as I walked in.
I saw you; pull your child closer when we passed each other on
the sidewalk. But, you [...]
Is anybody out there? It feels like I’m talkin to myself
No one seems to know my struggle, and everything I come from
Can anybody hear me? Yeah, I guess I keep talkin’ to myself
It feels like I’m goin’ insane, am I the one who’s crazy?
So why in the world [...]
“Walk a little slower daddy” said the child so small.
“I’m following in your footsteps and don’t want to fall.
Sometimes your steps are very fast, sometimes they’re hard to see;
so walk a little slower, daddy, for you are leading me.
Someday when I am all grown up, you’re what I want [...]
I stand surrounded by the walls that once defined me
Knowing I’ll be underneath them
When they crumble when they fall
With clarity my scars remind me
Ask yourself what’s just under my skin
A different smile again
So much I hide
How is stepping back a move forward
My Heart is tattooed on my sleeve
I know it’s blinding
It only hurts to breathe
So heavy is the night
Whispers tend to crucify my mind
I’m fighting but I’m blind
Can you fix what’s made to be broken
I can’t fix what’s made to [...]