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Do not tempt me



May 30, 2007
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Do not take my pain away, cause then I lose my edge.

Do not my pain take away, cause I know no other way.

Do not take my pain away, cause it’s my only friend.

Do not tempt me with peace, cause then I go insane.
Do not lift the cross on my shoulders, cause then I would feel naked.
Do not heal the wounds on my spirit, cause then I will cry full rivers until the end of days.

I have no one else to trust except my pain.
I have no one to talk to except my loneliness.

Do not take my pain away, cause then I lose my edge.

Do no tempt me with love sincere, as I am not sure if I could handle.
Do not sing into my ears the respite found in your arms, as I have forgotten the taste. 

I know that my eyes have no tears, of anguish without end.
I know that my feet are bleeding, from a journey without end.
I know that courage is the only glue holding the broken pieces of my heart together.

Do not take my pain away, cause I will lose my edge.

Do not take my pain away, cause I know no other way.

Do not take my pain away, cause it is my only friend. Comment

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