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Blink Of An Eye

One moment I had it all
The perfect girl,
Played college football,
I was on top of the world.
In blink of an eye you can fall.
It is tough when you fail
And the reasons why you can't control.
I know longer feel whole.
Spending many night searching my soul.
I never new the world could be so cold.
I pray that I can find my heart,
because right now I'm emotionally torn apart.
Sometimes late at night I ride and cry,
I wonder why I even try.
In the blink of an eye,
You can have a fractured dream,
And no longer gleam.
Lose your priceless diamond pearl,
Even though she was your world.
All within the blink of an eye.
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