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Feb 2014 · 706
Love's Sacrifice
I want to point something out to everyone out there.
You are all in love or are not
Remember this,
There are lot other people that loves you
Give them a hug, smile, and say I love you
Either if it’s a neighbor, your co worker, family, or a lonely friend
They are in your life for a reason, so cherish them
Love them for who they are and what they bring to your life
St. Valentine is a saint who died for his cause
He was whipped, ******, and beheaded
All in name for love
So today’s a ****** reminder that
Love is about what your heart feels inside.
Be blessed to love other, whoever they are!

Steven B Craig
Jan 2014 · 1.1k
Apple of Peru
let’s sit down and have a talk
i want you to know i took a walk
alongside the river

i looked upon the moonlight
reflecting off the lake that night
thinking about this issue

i think it’s time i’m going to say no
to myself and let this go
because i’m so tired

tired of how i’m getting hurt
seeing you being a flirt
what am a man to do

stand by and do nothing?
this feeling i have is so disgusting
i just want to walk away from all this

i cherish the friendship
but i can’t stand the tension
the love that burns in my heart

the pain, i can’t take any more
in this darkness, the love i’m groping for
it’s not going to be there when i fall

this my dear, i bid you adieu
good bye is what i will wish you
and all the love you will find
Jan 2014 · 482
Art of Losing
do you ever get that kind of feeling
where you’re constantly losing
at this fight you’re trying to win

just take a step back and look
at this big picture
you’re not gonna win

it’s more deeper than what you’d think
the way the world works
you’re the underdog and already you can’t win

fight and you’d probably lose
stand up for what you really want
but in the end, you simply won’t win

yeah it’s strange how you see life play out
when you’re on your way out
god will not grant you the win

yeah, it’s beautiful
the way we all lose
it’s the art of losing…..

where’s the win
when there’s only one victor
think about how many ways you can lose

pride in what you want to do
face the defeat with your best face
and accept the song of blues

standing at the bar
fightin’ w/ the bartender
trying to get more *****

the con you pulled
just a little act
all for a ruse

trying to get that love
you truly wanted
but no you had to blow your fuse

yeah, it’s beautiful
the way we all lose
it’s the art of losing…..

Steven B Craig 1/26/2014
Nov 2012 · 459
Journey
Came crashing into this world
Born deem unworthy of being alive
Cursed to be cursed for all the time
No way one can be loved with this over
One's head like a raining cloud

Out in this cruel world full of hate
Walking in search of something
Unreachable to the common man
Like oneself to be hurt

On a journey of unimaginable pain
Dealing with formidable opponents worthy of defeating for honor amongst common men
In search for a treasure that One holds dearly

suicidal thoughts murders the inner soul
Disturbed as it may be, only this can cures what it ails
Love, yes love is what holds One's spirit up
Steady holding off from falling down upon weary knees

On my dying breath, I pray for the one to hear my wish as it escapes my lips
the sound of death rattles my soul amd my world shall fade to black
And Mr Reaper at the door tells me I'm not worthy to enter the world of living dead
Then I'm regurgiated back to reality with a disillusion for what truth lies for one

What is love, and why does it hurt?
What makes it make me feel so lonely?
Red river runs from my veins
Pouring out my heart for one to hear my cry
Oct 2012 · 1.6k
Sail on..
That kiss I once remembered
Now lost forever
Locked the memories of you away
In a jeweled box full of photographs
Tossed over the board
Into the sea of misery
Dry tears full of sorrow

I'm gonna sail away
Sail on to a new tomorrow
On to the next great adventure
Into the unknown my darling
It's a sad, sad goodbye

It's hard
To undo
my skeleton hands
Letting go from what we once had
Great treasures
The wealth of our memories
I once held upon my broken heart

Sail on.....
Sail on.....
Sail on......*

By Steven B. Craig Oct 2012
Sep 2012 · 354
Blank
blank pages staring back at me
i don’t know what to write down
what i can do is spill my heart out
just for you all to see
what i’m all about
come on, write something now....

By Steven Craig
Sep 2012 · 1.0k
Gettin' the kinks out...
Each time we get together,
we’re bumpin’ heads
tryin’ to start something
and not be able to finish it
we’re just tryin’ to get the kinks out
whoo hoo

can’t get it down perfect on our first try
we got to work on this together
talking to you, talking to me
brain stormin’ on ideas on what to do
we’re just tryin’ to get the kinks out
whoo hoo

not everything’s going to turn out right
on our first trip down the road
i’m crazy and so are you
come on and get’s this machine movin’
we’re just tryin’ to get the kinks out
whoo hoo

Temper’s flarin’, the top’’s busted out loose
losin’ steam on things
we gotta keep on tryin’
don’t get frustrated
we’re just tryin’ to get the kinks out
whoo hoo
May 2012 · 796
Sweet Honey
I don’t regret the day I met you
bumping into you at a little show
me and my boys was throwing down
tearing up the stage
trying to impress you
Wanting to dance with that sweet honey
throwing some money
just trying to get your attention

you picked it all up, and threw it back in my face
told me you’re better than me
I got angry, stormed out,
my boys were laughing at me
i regret what i did

so I crawled back into the bar on my knees
came up to you and tapped on your shoulder
Apologize, that’s what you do
Said what was need to be said
Tipped my hat and turned around
I stopped and said oh wait..
Turned back around said
Would you like to dance?
with a ol’ sinner like me?
You won’t regret it

Got shot down, got knocked down
Can’t get back up now
My feelings were hurt
stole some bottle of whiskey from the bar
drank it all down
Spent my night drowning in my alcohol induced sorrow
Praying for a better tomorrow

That I’d bump into you once again
at a different show, a different day, a new pain
Hoping for a second chance
to ask you out for another dance
with that sweet honey

tried to drink you away
and you...I can't get over
awooo

By Steven B. Craig May 2012
May 2012 · 641
Broken Puzzle
whoa...
whoa...
I’ve got only me, only me..

heartbreakers after another
left with broken pieces
picking up after myself
putting myself back together
I’ve got only me, only me

I can only handle one heartbreak at a time
what they all are doing to me is a crime
million pieces of me and it only takes time

For me to get back on my feet
And be able to face life once again
The pain, the pain
Intolerable but I bear it
When things fall apart
I just carry myself
To somewhere, someplace
In solace
Where I can completely fall apart

No point in crying over someone
when you know it’s the truth
I can’t be loved
I can’t be touched
I’ve got only me, only me

Confused, lost over pieces
That don’t go where they belong
I’ve realized all along
I’ve been meant to be in pieces
Only someone can put me back together
Complete me, oh...............
until now and until then
I’ve got only me, only me...

By Steven B. Craig  May 2012
Jun 2011 · 479
Last Call..
Hey bartender, my old friend... I'll have another round
To drown myself in sorrow
Cuz there's nothing to live for tomorrow
It's that time of the year
The saddest month to remember
Everything I've done before now up to this cold wet December..

When dreams cease to exist
And I'm no more
Just close this wooden box
let me into the black darkness
where a man cannot
Hear...
Feel...
See...
Taste...
Smell...
and Fear....

When it's that time to just disappear
You know you have to let everything go....
Lay down, just let the black take over
Put me down in the cold, cold ground
I'm sorry my love, for the troubles
That nagging pain that just don't go away

Hey bartender, my old friend...
It's time for me to meet my end....
I'll close my tab and check out

Walked out the door
into the pouring rain
got on the sidewalk,
just waited for the next truck to pass by.....
I turned around to say a good bye
And the lights went out.........

When dreams cease to exist
and I'm no more..
Just close this wooden box
let me in the black darkness
where a man cannot
Hear....
Feel....
See....
Taste...
Smell....
and Fear.........
Nov 2010 · 915
I love you..
When a man meets a woman
there's some kind of spark
No time to lose, seize that chance
When a woman meets a man
There's some fire igniting in your very soul
What do you say to your lover?

I love you
Ti amo
Je t'aime
Ich liebe dich
Te Quiero
Jag älskar dig


Time passes for nobody but love itself
That blooming passion just stays there
All alone at a moment's notice
You never know what happens
unless you say

I love you
Ti amo
Je t'aime
Ich liebe dich
Te Quiero
Jag älskar dig


Cash that love check
Time's afleeting and you don't know what to say
turn back the clock
cupid's right there by your side waiting for you to
say those magical words

I love you
Ti amo
Je t'aime
Ich liebe dich
Te Quiero
Jag älskar dig

Tender spoken word of love
Just fazes you and takes that breath away
From your velvet lips
You just don't know when that moment passes by
Unless you say it out loud
to your family, your friends, random strangers and your lovers........

I love you
Ti amo
Je t'aime
Ich liebe dich
Te Quiero
Jag älskar dig
I love you
Ti amo
Je t'aime
Ich liebe dich
Te Quiero
Jag älskar dig

I love you..
I love you..
I love you.........


Steven B. Craig  08/05/2009
2009/08/05
Oct 2010 · 946
cruel hearted rejection
mmmm.mmm.mmmm
how does it feel being burned
by someone you fell for
you poured out your heart and oh no...
you got burned whoa.. oh....

you were the cutest thing ever
I spent nearly few months liking you so much
what a waste of my time
Was it a mistake?
I never thought it was at all
I tried to call
You never answered
I said hello, you said good bye

just wanted to be friends
and i thought we had something
you were just afraid it'd be a bad thing
cuddling and holding hands at first

well, i'm wriiting this suicide song
drip drip my heart bleeds
from my own hands
I cut it out and
i'm giving it to you
my favorite mistake
my own heart made

mmm, mmm, mmmm
how does it feel to be dying
all that effort i've been trying
i poured out my heart for you, and oh no
I got murdered whoa.. oh...

it's a cool chain reaction
cruel hearted rejection
all set in motion
for both of us to fail
domino effect
lover's collapse
Infallible
the heat's getting to us
we can't stop the flow now oh no...

just wanted to be friends
and you thought there was nothing
i wasn't afraid of a thing
my love's at it's worst it's ever been
Across from the border of Eden
On a stone where I sat down
This led to me to ponder
From afar I saw your beauty
First thing that came to my mind
What does your lips taste like
Is it what fell from the skies,
A honey nectar from the garden of gods?
Beyond that invisible line where you stand beyond
Forbidden to steal across that line
Oh thunder, lighting, sleet, and crashing waves
There's something Gods would never let me have
I gotta brush aside all the obstacles
You're within my reach, but there's just no way
When I'm down on hard luck, there's a way of getting off the ground
All you know is what I want, and I want to  grab your hand
Steal you when nobody's watching, it's what my heart desires
It's That I want to go around and around the world with you, only you...
Run away from the troubles that's abrewin'
Reach the edge of the world
Travel the rough seas and you'd know
Rappelling the cliffs of the Andes
Drink hot chocolate with the yeti
Clash with the monsters that lurk from the darkness
Just imagine, just imagine
What the world would turn out if you ran away with me
There's nobody else like you, only you I cannot deny
Grab the fleeced sandals along the way
Use the wings to fly away
Let the gods throw their fury at me
I've got the armor to deflect it all
Only to have that moment with you
To be frozen in stone with you in a everlasting kiss


~Steven~
This was written for someone that I really liked and turns out she doesn't like me anymore.  ****** up huh?
Sep 2010 · 913
Sugar High, Sugar Low
sugar high, sugar low
i'll go as far as i can go
make some new memories
the one you'd never forget
and the ones you want to forget
oh take me down under ground
bury me alongside with your past regrets


I'm not gonna let you go..
Oh no, oh no, oh no..
Not gonna let you go...


ahh sugar high, sugar low
i'll go as far as i can go
take you for a ride
the one that never end
but the one we're headed to
is a dead dead dead end my darlin'
bury me alongside with your past lovers

I'm not gonna let you go..
Oh no, oh no, oh no..
Not gonna let you go...

ooh sugar high, sugar low
i'll go as far i can go
i can't stop
take a second look at you
wondering if we did things in regret
which it never really happened in the first place
that's why i had to take a second
to step back and take a second look at you
bury me alongside with your past memories

I'm not gonna let you go..
Oh no, oh no, oh no..
Not gonna let you go...

oooh sugar high, sugar low
i'll go as far i can go
there's no off button
i can't turn you off, my darlin'
it's on replay, i keep seeing repeats
late at night, i can't sleep
memories of you on mute
black and white on a broken down television
bury me alongside with you

ooh sugar high, sugar low
i'll go as far i can go
I'm not gonna let you go..
Oh no, oh no, oh no..
Not gonna let you go...
ooh sugar high, sugar low
i'll go as far i can go
ooh sugar high, sugar low..
ooh sugar high, sugar low......
copyrights by steven b craig 2010
Sep 2010 · 797
Broken Pieces
Standing beyond the mirror
Here I am with my shattered reflection
Picking up pieces of me
Seeing the blood crawl back into my wounds
I'm so wound up, I want to get around
Can't stand seeing myself in the mirror
Time to take action, action, action

Truth I need to know
Picking up after myself again
Preserving my vision of you now
There's no need for this pain
Has to happen now
What's there between us to gain
Was I taken advantage of that I will never know
I don't want to see you again

Wait for that cold hearted reaction
Trust was gone
Let me all blue
shouldn't have left me all alone
Wondering what did I do
To make this come true
You were just a lie
I tried to believe
That I cannot live
Without knowing the truth
oh no... it's true

Why do i let this happen to me
time and time again what do I do
to get over this, getting over losing you
what I did was not my fault, it was just you
Losing interest, losing that feeling
somehow it was never there
I'm tired of being used
My love was constantly abused
Take me back here
Stand in front of my mirror
Let me pick up the pieces of myself once again
Sep 2010 · 932
Trucker's Anthem!!!
Traveling, just rambling along on this lonely old road

All my life, on this journey of mine; I've been carryin' a heavy load

Still contemplating on my last trip, my mind's already full

People can say, this life got my ***** to the wall



Can't stop livin' this life, already miss my *****

My baby waiting at home, can't sleep on the wheel, or I'll end up in the ditch

Hittin' seventy five, hopped on speed

Singin' along with the radio, wishin' I had some more creed



To look forward to a better life,but nothing can beat this

Me and my rig, can you dig this

Highway is a playground, this truck is my toy

Back home, there who waits for me is my little boy



Trucker hats, cop sunglasses, even a mullet can make it a full redneck gear

Can't recall the last time I took some time off, must have been like 10 years

Screaming past rural towns, honking at hot chicks in fast cars

Every night, I'm a stranger at a run down bar



Just lookin' at the pictures in my wallet

To give up all this, hell no, I rather eat a bullet

My baby, my dog, and my little boy's waitin' for me

Freedom is my highway, this rig is my guiding light for me
HELL YEA!!
Sep 2010 · 489
Born Trouble
Small confession to make
Mama said, when I was born
She saw that I was a little sinner
I raised hell like the devil does
Everybody thought It was a bad thing
I dared not to think about that

(chorus)

Look father, I'm a grinder, a grinder
I grind it all out, all out
When I'm at all time low, low
I can't let things get to me now, oh now
Oh no, you know I'm a sinner, a sinner
Mama said it was true, was true
So this is why I came to you, to you...

I'm a rebel without a cause
If so, let that be the case
Let me show you the ways
It wasn't always like this you know?


Another confession to make
Mama said, when I got older
She saw that I was a smooth grinner
I got that little smirk like Elvis does
Everybody thought it was a good thing
I kept thinking about that

(chorus)

I'm a lover with a cause
If so, let that be the case
Let me show you the ways
It was always like this ya know?

Last confession to make
Mama said, When I was born
She saw that I was a little killer
I did malicious things nobody does
Everybody thought it was a scary thing
I can't stop thinking about that

(chorus)

I'm a killer with a cause
If so, let that be the case
Let me show you the ways
It was never like this ya know?
Sep 2010 · 689
Drunken state of mind
I'm the king of the entire world..
the one i live in my mind.
Solitude is what I'm trying to find
My master plan to unfurl
Unbeknown to the denominational drudges
The voices I hear in my head
urging me to go dancing with no care in the world

Jokers be laughing at me
And I wouldn't mind
Drunken lullabies lures me out
Of my dazed stance
And I can take on anyone

Said the sobriety right to my face
tsk, tsk you don't belong in this place
Go back to where you belong
no no i don't, not in that other place
This is where I belong
with the sad clowns holding me up
And I'm not alone in here...
Sep 2010 · 659
Escape the castle..
Teary Eyes Tissues
Woman, you've got a heavy load
Trying to find that right toad
To kiss, but you've got the issues
Everybody's a joker and a prince
Everything comes with a price
Do you have what it takes?
Prince charming, but take a look deeper
He's a snake, a snake
This ain't a fairy tale
You know when a romance
Goes pretty stale
There's just no chance
Pretty Dress
Ball room dance
Bright full moon
Waiting for that perfect kiss
My queen looks for that prince charming
Lot of stress to take
No chance
Not a tock too soon
Tick Tock, Tick Tock

My Queen lost her prince charming oh no
Searching high and low
You can't get it back now
Wait a while
pop in a sad smile
You see what happens now
oh no...

There's that prince charming, but take a look deeper
He's a snake, a snake
This ain't a fairy tale
You know when a romance
goes pretty stale
There's just no chance.
Pretty Dress
Ball room dance
Bright full moon
Waiting for that perfect kiss
My queen looks for that prince charming
Lot of stress to take
No chance
Not a tock too soon
Tick Tock, Tick Tock

Here comes the joker
With a smoker on the high sticks
Coming closer to give you a kick
in the rear, in the rear
give you that wake up call
and show you the world baby
I'm a joker and i have what it takes
I'm no snake and i'm the last one you'd ever call
I'm full of tricks
and you know I can pull
Walk in the room so high with a big smile
With me you're feeling like a kite but oh no...

There's that prince charming, but take a look deeper
He's a snake, a snake
This ain't a fairy tale
You know when a romance
goes pretty stale
There's just no chance.
Pretty Dress
Ball room dance
Bright full moon
Waiting for that perfect kiss
My queen looks for that prince charming
Lot of stress to take
No chance
Not a tock too soon
Tick Tock, Tick Tock

Crash, oh no my queen lost her crown
When I had to let her go
Can't get her head on straight
She's all over the place
tipsy tipsy like a blind mice
What'cha gonna do now
Your evil sisters are out to get you
Steal the silver off the shining knight's armor
And you think everything's amour..but oh no

There's that prince charming, but take a look deeper
He's a snake, a snake
This ain't a fairy tale
You know when a romance
goes pretty stale
There's just no chance.
Pretty Dress
Ball room dance
Bright full moon
Waiting for that perfect kiss
My queen looks for that prince charming
Lot of stress to take
No chance
Not a tock too soon
Tick Tock, Tick Tock

You need to take a look at the mirror mirror in the wall
He's a snake, a snake that's what she call it
Let the joker show you the back door out of the castle
Escape all the drama and be on our way
A happy end story to it all
i'll heed to all your needs, just call
Caught you in your little affair
Eventually this had to happen
I gave away the things you’ve given to me
I’m tryin’- tryin’ to forget you
Not so hard to get you out of my mind
You came to see me one last time
Yet I almost forgot who you already
**** you keep comin' back to torment me

Take off your halo
It don't even glow
no more, i tell you woman
you brought me to an all time low
Take off your halo
don't you know
I'm done with you woman
You've lost that glow

When you changed sides
I knew the sheets has been broken into
Doesn't smell of me at all
And you're trying to give me that
I'm not so innocent look
I'm tryin' tryin' to forget you
Unraveled everything you planned to hide
The planned lies you wrote in your mind
Expected me to be a tool
I felt it was time to find
Someone else new and move on
It was time to forget but I cannot.

I'm tryin'-tryin' to forget you
Take off your halo
I'm tryin'-Tryin' to forget you
It don't shine no more
I'm tryin' trying to forget you
Take off your Halo
I'm tryin' tryin' to forget you
It don't shine no more...

In my own house, smells like you
On the couch, reminds me of you
The spot where we made love, ay
I’m tryin’ – tryin’ to forget you
The memories of you lingers on the edge
In my mind, I once dreamed of us
There’s no end to this pain
Can't you just go away

Take off your Halo
It don't even glow
No more, I tell you woman
You brought me to all time low
Take off your Halo
Don't you know
I'm done with you woman
You've lost that glow

This hardship has to end
The suffering I go through
take off, let me be alone
All this ******* aside with you,
I’m tryin’-tryin’ to forget you
Our last time together wasn't wonderful
But why did you let this come to this end
You had to play me like a fool

I'm tryin' tryin' to forget you..
Take off your halo
I'm tryin'-Tryin' to forget you
It don't shine no more
Take off your Halo
I'm tryin' tryin' to forget you
It don't shine no more...

*****.. I know your Halo.. It don't shine no more...

By Steven Craig 2009

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