Why push foward? 

Why make it through life?

Through strife

Through pain

And anger 

And lonliness

Why bother?

Why did mother and father?

Ever meet?

Ever create me

I look to the sky for a sign

A glimmer of hope that not all is lost

That my reason for breathing is still there


Looking up at the same sky

Asking why

Why are they making it through

Looking for something true


and yet old


and yet warm

Something that many have given up on

Altogether unless in the next popular song

So why live?

Why give?

Why be...?

The only salvation I can give you...

Give me

Is for love


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