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mistaken eternity


reminders, reminders, keep ringing in my ears.
blank pictures of my decision i made that year.
emotional bankruptcy, i pay the price.
for being unfair and not very nice.

leaving behind a friend, tried and true.
not even given the chance to be brand new.
12 years invested now, in my feeling blue.
mistaken eternity we'll never be through.

i beg forgiveness and i ask the Lord why?
only answer i get, is i'll pay till i die.
for what's fair is what's fair.
i hear thier endless cry.
those spirits that hang in limbo up in the sky.

so for those of you who have not felt, the tightening of freedoms belt.
listen closely to me now as i go on in verse.
about a young boy who never even rode a hearse.
and by our decision we live with this curse.
this endless journey we travel without reverse.

so when your among us, never forget.
that some of us gambled and lost the bet.
and endlessly pay with our lives, this life long debt.
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Submitted on April 30, 2011

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