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October 25, 2007
By Danielle Knudson, Thousand Oaks, CA

The blood orange sun melts into the sky
The ash and wind smears my life
And makes me want to cry

Everything is running together
And I can’t tell the difference between you and me
And I can’t compartmentalize
Because I feel you in every scene

Since when has my life become like a movie
Crude and blasted on a tv screen
I felt the loneliness hit long ago
Before the restlessness,
before the summer and before the snow

my head, it hurts
my heart, it barely beats
and when giving up is what I want most
I fight harder to breathe

Hopelessly, helplessly
I feel it all drain away from me
The love and laughter, the sadness and tears
I’m numb now,
And the pain is what keeps me here

Because the cutter bleeds to know he’s human after all
To know that he can feel
To know he’s still alive

And she drinks to drown and fade
Because the bottle is the only ocean
She thinks will wash away her pain

And he does line after line
As he says line after line
But the lies don’t even make sense anymore

And she sleeps with him and her,
She sleeps with everyone,
But not the one she truly has feelings for

I know you,
Because I know myself
I am standing where you’re standing
And this movie, I’ve seen it before.

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