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The Burden

I have pictures of you everywhere
But I'd rather just forget everything

Chorus:
It's like you can't go one day without still thinking of him
It's like the one you lost is still within
And you can't forget
No, you can't forget
It's life and death
And this burden you live with

You don't have to cry
And you don't have to feel
You don't have to die
You can still live
It's just the burden you have to live with

Store it in the back of your precious memories
Wake up and feel his presence within your dreams
There must be a portal between the dream world and the dead
Because he's still living there inside my head

Bridge:
I have pictures of you everywhere
But I don't speak your name
I have pictures of you everywhere
But I can't bring myself to say
I have pictures of you everywhere
But it is my burden to bear

Chorus:
It's like you can't go one day without still thinking of him
It's like the one you lost is still within
And you can't forget
No, you can't forget
It's life and death
And this burden you live with

I have pictures of you everywhere



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Louis This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 12, 2010 at 12:01 pm
i really like the fourth stanza! did you put these lyrics into music by the way? the song would sound great! hope you'll stop by my page!
 
VampChick49 said...
Mar. 10, 2010 at 1:00 pm
Holly shit i loved it!!!! Wut inspired u?!
 
buxbaum replied...
Mar. 16, 2010 at 5:54 pm
someone very close to me died. and one day my teacher kept going on about how when people we love die too soon, the pain we feel about it is like a burden. we carry the pain around inside us, but we have to keep going and carry on.
 
angelWings said...
Mar. 7, 2010 at 7:52 pm
this really hit home, thanks for sharing
 
StevieRene replied...
Mar. 10, 2010 at 11:39 am
Very, very good.
 
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