Apr 20

I had to hit the floor
Before I could learn
That I was able to soar

Found shelter - in cold
Before I could understand
That there indeed was warmth

Felt comfort - in darkness
Before I could see
How beautifully the sun rises

The safe was - the high
Before I figured out
That drugs can take and destroy

I did have to die
Before I could ever feel
Even remotely alive

I chose to detach, abandon the mind
So I could finally meet
The person inside

I needed the pain
I needed the strife
I needed the lessons
That killed me in life