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I guess I was a dreamer
sleep walking life away
for I believed in fairy tales
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Do not weep for me
for I'm in a better place
such amazing grace.
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He got drunk, he got high,
yet he gave no reason why
many nights I cried
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I didn't set out to start a war
you bought the war to me
all I ever wanted was justice, peace, equality.

Did you really believe my imprisonment
would erase my people's anger
did you think you could silence tormented voices
that screamed for justice in a world full of fear.

There was never a doubt in my mind
that my people would run and hide
for even the street rat grows wise
in his quest to belong, to survive.

You say you set me free
but I was a prisoner long before you turned the key
you took my life but never my dream
I died a free man under no one's command.

We all are children of God
there's no need to fuss and fight
it's what's inside that counts
of that I have no doubt.

So let me spell this out
it's not all black and white
we all bleed red, we laugh, we cry,
we live, we learn, we love, we die.

I wish I could rest in peace
but I toss and turn in my grave
for colour's no longer the issue
religion dominates.

So much hatred, so much pain,
land and oil the ultimate gain
freedom fighters, dictatorship,
martyrs, saviours, holy war,

What did I sacrifice my life for.

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Her eyes sparkled like glistening diamonds
like shimmering stars on the moonlit sea.

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I hide away from love from life
safe in my cocoon
far away from everyone
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I'll never be number one
and I'll never want to be
for with the privilege comes dedication and responsibly.

I'll never be number two or three
for Guppy brain washes all
and Sammer won't rest till she's reached her goal.

I'm happy at number four or five, or even six or seven,
I don't really care if I'm not here at all as long as my poems aren't forgotten.

I may not be the best reviewer
but I try my best to be truthful and kind
I always speak as I find.

To me it's not a battle
and my followers are few
but those of you who follow me I give my thanks to you x




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A woman of mystery
full of grace
hides behind a veil of lace.
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She hid behind a veil
No one could see her smile
she spoke with hypnotic eyes
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How the caterpillar envied the butterfly
her grace her beauty, her ability to fly.
He sluggishly crawled from leaf to leaf
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