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Always another

Every beginning has its ending,
Like any day worth spending,

Every night has its day,
So darkness always goes away,

Every good has its bad,
In good measure to be had,

Every sadness has its glee,
Which often lets us run free,

Every loss has a gain,
Just as joy has its pain,

Every sunrise carries a sunset,
And life brings with it an eternal debt

To every this there is the other,
And to every other is always another.

Burning

Each flame gives rise to another,
The fires gather together,
Burning a hole through my soul,
Leaving a deep, dark hole,
I know peace no more,
I know joy no more,
I live in a place of fear,
Losing everything I hold dear.

I see it all falling one by one,
Darkness, no more sun,
I’m afraid to gain lest I lose,
All I hold dear and choose,
I pray to God in heaven,
That he may bless that which I am given,
Is there anything left in me to redeem,
Or the call of death is mine it may seem.

I’m burning and I don’t know who to call,
I am ready to fall,
I feel all alone,
All those around are gone,
There’s nothing left for me,
Lord free me,
Take away these burdens and chains,
I tire of this life of no gains.

You saved me

Darkness engulfed me till you opened the door,
Till you showed me that I had more,
You took me to a place bigger than me
A place where amid strife I could be free,
You gave me hope,
And the knowledge that I could cope,
You may not know what you did for me,
But you saved me.

You came to me when I had nothing within,
When my only hope seemed to lie in mortal sin,
You came when I had given up,
When I had the eternally painful cup,
The evil that lay in my head,
Was put to bed,
I wish you could see,
That you saved me.

I wake each day with a sense of purpose,
Not a state of morose,
I can’t see the light yet I know I must move on,
I must soldier on,
If not for me then for you,
For you I would savour anything I go through,
Because you mean so much to me,
And you saved me.

Walked into hell

I walked into hell lured by light,
I now live every day in fright,
I’m afraid to sleep at night,
And the thought of morning saps my might,
I’m afraid to take a step forward,
Because it seems to carry me backward,
I live in a place of sadness,
And only dream of that place of gladness.

I walked into a fire that consumes me now,
I am here yet I don’t know how,
I need to get out and I do try,
But I feel enchained more as each day goes by,
The harder I try, the tighter the chains,
The greater the pains,
I wish my life were a happy story to tell,
But it’s a tale borne out of hell.

I embraced hope till it was sapped out of me,
I embraced ambition till even it broke free,
My heart is hard and empty,
Filled with pain and sorrow aplenty,
I wish there was a place I could go,
Or to know that which I must atone for,
That my hurt it may quell,
And help me out of this hell