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Bonfire

Don't think to maike logic of it all
Make believe life is going as planned
Don't add more fire to the flames
The fire has already been set and fanned

Don't become your individual person
Forget the dreams you truthfully desire
Don't let your day be fresh and new
Just sit with the hopeless others at the fire

Don't leave and be left all alone
Stay in the circle of an already set destiny
Don't be daring for your own future
Let your identity become one of tyranny

Dont swing into another dimension
Leave that nonsense for those who care
Don't free the mind of philosophy
Keep facing the fire in a motionless stare

Don't mark your self with your views
No worries, the fire does that for you
Don't extinguish the blazing flames
Watch the consuming disaster continue

Don't forsake those who want to join
They feel to quit on life, as the rest feel
Don't allow them to keep free liberty
The contract is signed with a bonded seal

Don't break the never ending cirlcle
For others will take your rightful place
Don't forget here, there is always room
Here, each face looks like every other face

Don't suppose your has any value
The value is ony found in the fire itself
Don't make your dreams important
your life is just another book on the shelf

Don't listen to the voice inside of you
Why leave the comfort zone you have found
Don't rely on the fire inside of you
Only center around what has you bound

Don't live who you are to be
The fire is enough to keep your body alive
Don't create your own creativity
Forget the dying soul you contain inside
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