Self exploitation The seductress is slave Desire entreats hearts to a broken crave Loveless the deathbed Temptations lure to the grave Weaponized bodies In the hands of demons Always take more than what you thought that you gave
What's the worth of remorse Apart from the humility to entreat grace When mercy is the catalyst to give way for the cause of change As divine love empowers by way of identity In the gospel of nature exchange
We've got spells in our scars Bleeding us into common ties The monsters of...
Taking on the language of a critic Like second nature we speak Like trying to reshape the world after the scope of who we are Can you admire the beauty in the diverse? Relative to preferences and opinions to diminish conformity Your just "too different" just like me
Firing off at the mouth from bullet chambers in the chest cavity Various dialects of death uttering from places of inner depravity Who wounded you and why do I remind you of someone that you hate Forging apologies in the aftermath of tender places I don't want to learn too late ...
Bear with me to find a redemptive quality By what you esteem as redemptive in nature What you decide is worth saving On the scale of how you measure What is my heart to you? Well said stranger, trash or treasure?
Every day we live relative to the pressure Trying to distinguish the worth and the cost When life is made up of pain and pleasure
On opposite tides and purposes To survive and outlive time itself We document our library of hearts And place our words on each other’s shelf
I’ll tell you the truth that you don’t want to hear And speak of a love that you’ll hate me for The truth is alienating to your fear And a call to preach is a call to war
No one is exempt and there is no in between And the reality of things is a world that remains to be seen Call me dogmatic and say what you will When love is reputation suicide You can’t gauge faith by what you feel
Seeking something behind the mystery of what divides Despite all we think we know There is a place where love resides On the other side of...