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Ticket to Bedlam

When once I only bled on the inside,
The scarlet seeps out through my skin.
When once my tears swelled in my heart,
The tragedy seeps out through my eyes.
I've cried a river ten miles deep,
And crosses the threshold into despair.
Then I lost my footing,
Slipped and started to drown,
And no one's there...
No one cares...
And I don't enough to save myself.

Watch me slowly slip
Down a slope to Bedlam!
Hear me cry out in pain
When I don't cry out at all.
See my hair streak gray,
My body streak red,
When the Boogey-Man eats me away!
Here I go...

Nightmares and dreams from my childhood years
Don't seem to matter at all anymore.
The Darkness now invites me in
With arms open wide.
Laughing, having a smile,
It all seems so juvenile
Once you've seen the world
For what it really is.

Watch my timeless tumble
Down the tunnel to Bedlam!
Hear me cry out in pain
When I don't cry out at all.
See my eyes haze over,
And my heart fall apart
When the Boogey Man eats me away!
Don't let me go...

I don't feel your arms anymore.
Your breathing now hurts my ears.
Your lies have tantalized my brain.
Or was it all the truth?
How should I know?
No reason I should believe
Either one.
All I want to know, love,
Answer me this, love,
How did it feel
To tear me to shreds,
Then just leave me there for dead?!

Watch me slowly slip
Down the slope to Bedlam!
Hear me scream out in pain
When I don't make a sound at all.
Watch my timeless tumble
Down the tunnel to Bedlam!
See me bleed in agony
When I don't bleed at all.
See my hair streak gray,
My body streak red,
My eyes haze over,
And my heart fall apart
While the Boogey Man eats me away!
See you soon...




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Milo! said...
Apr. 8, 2010 at 11:09 pm:
This is really good. It’s easy to relate to, and interesting to read. Keep writing, because this is really good. You should check out some of my stuff. I think you would like it.
 
dReameRboy13 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Apr. 11, 2010 at 7:00 pm :
Thank you so much! I will be sure to check out some of your work :)
 
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