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If We're Being Honest...
You’ve seen it before:
Someone who had it all,
Things were great!
But now they’re lying alone at night
“What happened? I never saw it coming!”
It was all too much for them—the success,
Of worldly desires,
And was it worth it? Getting what you wanted?
Is it worth it when the prison cell
And all your dark secrets crush you?
Some don’t believe in it,
Some breathe it,
All suffocate in it some day.
It doesn’t matter if you know it’s there,
Like a ghost
And takes some otherworldly force to be
Exhumed from the dark corners of a man’s soul,
But can you do it alone?
Can the prisoner escape when he himself is
No, so why do we curse the one standing
On the other side,
Peering, reaching through the bars
To take our hand
And guide us out of the maze, and into the
It’s funny, though, since the gate has already
And you have rejected the invitation for freedom,
And have as surely as you have rejected the Light,
so at least stop pretending that you did not receive,
His open hand!