handyman



I was a fool to say
that I'm not afraid to die
What if I cross over
and you're not on the other side?
All those times you'd pray
to make some sense of life
Savor shreds of faith
as you wait for the reply

There are times I would imagine
that a family waits within
that this home was never broken
that the voices are my wayward kin
but it's just the television
just a vivid delusion

If I were a handyman
I'd fix the cracks
tip my hat
on the way out the door
I wouldn't let you suffer
I wouldn't let you settle for...
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Submitted on October 15, 2013

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABCXAXXB DEDEDD XXXXCC
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 495
Words 107
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 8, 6, 6

Wesley Morin

I was borne in the soul of misery and I never had me a name... they just gave me a number when I was young... ***BANNED IN A HUNDRED THOUSAND COUNTRIES*** more…

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