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Life
What we miss out on every time that we use drugs
Address the issue by sweeping it under rugs
Happens when topic is brought up in conversation
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You are making excuses and fabricating lies
I suppose we both wear a disguise
Other plans get in between our own
As adults
Barely act grown
You are paradigm of a sociopath
Moments planned for your path
Intimidation readily ignored
Inevitable impatience swallowed like a sword
Death the villain lurking back in my thoughts
Just in time to halt effort from shots
I always was the one to stand my ground and say no
At least was that way a long time ago
Capable of holding head up higher than a kite
No grudges
It feels like all that changed overnight
A curious urge swelled overwhelming devotion
What led me to burn out my thinking and emotion
Now I am in the hot seat
Strapped by tension
Reason I'm here is beyond comprehension
Well I am now doing my best to wriggle loose
Lack of motivation
******* excuse
I blush at the thought of confrontation
Earliest opportunity deviate from narration
Slipped and fell
I can't get off the ground
Mind filled with sad songs about love
Like the way they sound
Along journey main lesson I have learned is don't care
The more that you do
More weight that you bear
Through the ups and downs hardly hanging on
Liquid blaze spilling onto the lawn
Our strange magic breathing life
The sleek walls caging me in
Warming up my heart so it can beat again
Feelings I believed were buried and burned
From soul start repairing
Little by little return
Suspended in state of lethargic indecision
We painted regrets with each red incision
With charred remnants of intensity only proof of rage
Has faded to nothing more than black smudges on the page
As I awoke this morning saw things in a different light
From seas of addiction I can be saved if I fight
Earth and its residents would be sad to see me go
Need to quit acting like a coward
Time to face my greatest foe
It is so much harder to buckle down and quit than to just mosey along like I have been
Naveen Malhotra Dec 2020
Light, energy
Physical concepts
Babas exploit them
For their spirituality
To manifest
Aspiring greatest!
Amanda Kay Burke Nov 2020
(HOOK:)
A true friend like you hard to find
Beautiful
Smart
And kind
Greatest person I've ever known
The one who always picks up the phone

(VERSE ONE:)
When I am angry
I'm sad
When I've done something bad
Complain to you about why I'm mad
You somehow make me glad
A bit of laughter
Few jokes
Beers and a lot of tokes
Playful tickle and a dozen pokes
Ounces upon ounces of **** to smoke
It is hard to feel low when you're real high
Lay down
Closed red eyes
Lose the frustration in your mind
Leave it behind
Sometimes wish I was like
You
I wouldn't have to hide
From relatives
My life
You and my family are not alike
It is true you and I
Will be best friends all our lives

(HOOK)

(VERSE TWO:)
Tell how many late-night telephone calls
How many times you swept in to break down all my walls
Is happy ending possible after all?
For a moment free of fear so I take a breath and fall
Either dreaming or I finally worked up the *****
Sad thing about pavement is it's where I crawl
Happy people call me crazy
They don't understand
Pray for my soul because it's ******
When they themselves stray from God's plan
No one is perfect yet stones are still thrown from their hands
Promise when I say you're beautiful that you believe
No matter fiction others try to weave
The hardest part of learning truth is to first receive
You can walk away
It will never truly leave
Haven't posted a rap in awhile
LC Nov 2020
I walked around, arms always crossed,
never speaking until I was spoken to.
I kept my head down, subservient to a ruler
who knew and preyed on my every weakness.

Lately, I've been fighting back.
My arms are outstretched, accepting what comes.
I released the anchors that sank my heart for years
without waiting for anyone's approval - only mine.

My head is held high.
The ruler can't weaponize the truth anymore.
My acceptance drained the poisonous power
of the ruler's previously potent weapons.

Now I am not ruled by anyone.
Try as they might, they'll never trap me again.
I'll never let them for as long as I draw breath,
and my spirit can finally soar to the greatest of heights.
It's been a while. I would love to know who you think the ruler is or symbolizes!
Cyam Sep 2020
Its one of those days that you'd rather cover yourself on sheets
Cry your heart till tears stop flowing
a normal albeit boring day for you
soon it'll all be over my love
Cyam Sep 2020
sadness burdens us everyday through and through
having you made it a little bit better day by day
sadness never left rather it became a part of us
happy? thats cliche bub lets be sad together
Cyam Sep 2020
taking you for granted was my biggest regret
got tired of waiting and looked for someone else
wasted my life for people and took me months to realize
I had all what I need right infront of me.
Jack May Sep 2020
Clubbing blows, given and received
Night after night, day after day
Physically, mentally
Socially, politically
The audacity to believe he could make it
The greatest
The dedication to follow through on his promise
The greatest
The audacity to call the white man the devil
And the humility to apologise
Wrong is really wrong when you can’t admit it
Just another side shuffle from the man with the world’s fastest hands
Floating like a butterfly, this way and that

Flawed? Of course
Who isn’t?
Why our insistence on holding our idols to standards that we ourselves can’t meet?
Of course flawed, but the greatest nonetheless
If nowhere else but in his own mind
Where else matters?
Who cares what the world says when you yourself know yourself to be great?

With the belief that he is great comes the ability to act as if he is great
The greatest knows his greatness and desires the world to join him

Being the greatest
If only in his own mind
Freed him from the shackles
Freed him from the chains
Enabled him to stand and fight
And echo the famous words around the world
Filling the ears, hearts and minds of all who would listen
Young, old, black, white and everything in between
I AM THE GREATEST
Cyam Oct 2019
i traded coal for silver but still was unsatisfied
silver was traded for gold but still i wasnt happy
it took me centuries even eras to realize
the coal would transform into a beautiful diamond
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