Outlive (poem inspired by one of Demon Hunter's albums)
In the face of this fight I contend For faith in miracles and the thought of the end When love is a promise worth a life of dying for Eternal hope in the providence of something more Every heartbreak is a cry for war
You are a timeless call You are a new way to be You are joy in the midst of sorrow The establishment of identity You are the life and the death of me
Following the way of rebellion and pride A sinner externalized is the same as inside This flesh that craves wrath ...
What is this wild god? Whether pride or the worship of our will Perhaps the voice that is a call neglected Or just the god we make of reluctance When I wake up from an un-lived dream
Profusely I bleed a mix of unnamed desires What swells within my wounds But a gnawing creature that claws from inside Seeking for adventure And while I sustained the will to breathe I feel as though at times I wasted every breath
Face to face I give answer to me For all that I have done that took from what I never achieved ...
Speak to me of what you see As we abstract our identity Ebbing and flowing on the rivers of something like timelessness Or the diminished idea of original design
Reshaping ourselves as we reformulate the mold As if laws are indecisive as how we make up our own mind When logic is insanity and we're out of touch with grace What do you see in the mirror When the reflection is a catalyst for deforming your own face
Preaching the doctrine of our insecurity and wounds As we make idols of our scars and score a melody in the crevice of our...
Gifts to cushion the blow of life changing events Is this a nest or a web? She speaks so innocently As imagination turns every word to venom I am left with a question I kill my curiosity When the grass is more lethal on the other side...
Subtle as a serpent Sly marionettes of gradual conform You draw my head back beneath the reins Playing on need and desperation Fear sold as gospel from newsroom altars Preaching your political doctrine like panic bait Hook line and sink the masses Capsize and manipulate...
Find me prey on the premise of presumed hostility Classify me according to the all new prejudice Selling a movement to frame society through the lens of a victim When it's all relative to personal experience Incriminating the whole based on the deeds of a former culture
Looking for a cause to justify hate languages Writing dialogues in the code of bias filters Your rainbow is black as the heart of your perception Relegating everything to a matter of racial tensions or sexist assumptions