Rock back and forth
Upon the front porch
I find myself here once again
I'm grinding my teeth
Won't let me keep playing pretend
A cigarette held
As memories meld
The past, present, future are here
And though I have claimed
My faith is regained
I cower in silence and fear
How much must I drink
Until I can no longer focus or think?
Each time it takes a bit more as I stand and stare over the brink
Work carries me
The paycheck becomes an excuse
To live the routine
I secretly know it's no use
On this Friday night
I hear children fight
They're running on sidewalks beneath
The swaying of trees
I savor the breeze
Exhaling the poison I breathe
How far can I run?
Life is devoid of all joy and of fun
Watching the city descend while awaiting the rise of the sun
Loneliness are you the only companion that I count upon?
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