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Most Recent Ballads

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Balloons
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My room is full of Balloons None of which I wish to bear Their strings entangle, from every angle Tugging me everywhere The walls, they all betray me The hour escapes my mind My lips are moist, the strings, they hoist My heart up,... (more »)
100 years from now
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100 years from now Who knows where I will be Maybe I’ll be famous we’ll just have to wait and see 100 years from now maybe I’ll be dead But I have long life I think At least that’s what they said 100 years from now maybe I... (more »)
Goodbyes
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Some laugh, Some cry; Others just go on with their lives. (more »)
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Your Heart
Carrying your heart, it is really quite a load.   Carrying your heart, along this long, bumpy road.   Holding your heart, with all the care in the world.   Holding your heart, until you and I grow old.   Keeping your... (more »)
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The New Me
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There is something forming inside me It’s bubbling and bursting into a single bright flame This thing is calling out, telling me what it wants to be Maybe it will take the blame This fire wants to be your light It wants to be not mine,... (more »)
My Broken Heart and I
My heart skipped a beat every time I saw you, Thinking that what we had was real and true. But these scars and this pain that you left in my heart, Prove what kind of person you really are. I wish I could find a way to make you feel all... (more »)
My Angel
By , Sioux City, IA
My angel is not invisible and heavenly nor a being that has never existed on earth; my angel is my best friend who often reminds me of my worth. The Bible teaches us that angels are our guardians since birth; if this is true, my angel has found... (more »)
My Garden
By , Sioux City, IA
In my garden I saw a butterfly, overhead it passed me by. In my garden I saw a bumble bee; I kept on walking as it buzzed past me. In my garden I sit under the large oak tree, I looked up to see a squirrel staring at me. Things grow... (more »)
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Sleep
By , Sioux City, IA
Sleep is a necessity to keep everyone healthy. Rest is good after a long day; it makes the tired feelings go away. We all need sleep to survive, without sleep for a long period of time; we would no longer be alive. It is dark outside, yet light... (more »)
A Speech For Myself
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I picture myself I am not pretty, smart, worth it. I picture myself I am not what, who, you want me to be. I picture you. You are pretty, you are smart. I hear your voice. “Brush your hair.” “Buy nice clothes.” I... (more »)
Give My All
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I'm tired of sacrificing I give myself for you Now I'm at my wit's end Trying to pick myself back up again I gave all I had Gave it all to you Now I'm breaking my back Trying to get back on my own track How can I hold it together... (more »)
Give My All
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I'm tired of sacrificing I give myself for you Now I'm at my wit's end Trying to pick myself back up again I gave all I had Gave it all to you Now I'm breaking my back Trying to get back on my own track How can I hold it together... (more »)
Dear Dad
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I would like to say that I know you But that would be a lie I would like to say that I wanted it, too But I at least wanted a goodbye My last memory of you wasn’t a good one I know that, as do you A gentle push out of the car, one and... (more »)
Condemned
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Pavement bleached as white as bone By countless angry rains An abandoned chocolate ice cream cone Coloring the concrete with stains   A shopping cart rolls fast away Baby seat rusted shut A driver's license, here to stay - Glued to... (more »)
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Parent Disconnection
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Music gives me the relief and the encouragement But the music I listen to leads to disagreement Since my parents listen to country and rock They don’t like my music so I keep my inside on a lock So I don’t express myself as much as I did... (more »)
A Fire in My Heart
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Once weak and scared, Up alone in my room, I was totally unprepared, Until you came In the form of a dove, You filled my heart, With love, No more did I live in fear, Now everything Was clear, You gave me, The gift of wisdom, So I... (more »)
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