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A time to despair

A time to despair
I hear it in the air
Internal sirens sound
Panick abound

What if, what if?
What if I loose it all?
What if I stray and fall?
Towards the dark abyss?

When you look into the mirror
And all you see is failure
Let light shine on your heart
The light of what you've been through

Say, have you never fallen?
Never gotten up again?
Let each such time be a sun
To guide you through the rain

A mother's love has taught me this
Do not, do NOT surrender
No matter what color, faith or gender
We are united in this bliss

That doors will open in the mist
As long as you keep walking

As long as there is just one chance
The time is not to fear
If the last chance ever goes away
There's still enough time to despair

But friend, listen, is there ever really no chance left?
People have come back from war and lived
People have come back from homelessness
People have survived concentration camps
People have survived cancer

Until it's over there is always a chance

So when is the time to despair?
Never, it's always time to care
And do whatever you can do

Until it's over there will be a chance for you
AltairEndian
Written by AltairEndian
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Author's Note
I have spent two years coming back from an illness, where at times I wanted to give up on life because things felt so bad. My mother wouldn't let me give up. I learned from her and from this time...
I have spent two years coming back from an illness, where at times I wanted to give up on life because things felt so bad. My mother wouldn't let me give up. I learned from her and from this time that it's just never over as long as there is a chance for things to get better. Now I am on the verge of having a job and my own flat, in short, my own self-sufficient life again. Along the way I have made new friends and learned a lot about how to take care of myself. This time, as bad as it was, will be a source of strength for the rest of my life.
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