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Jake The Snake (Her Last Mistake)

A slithering snake named Jake persuaded her to grab the microphone
She couldn't bear to stay there in wait of the fate of a broken home
Inside her dome were lofty aspirations of singing rhythm & blues
Hopping to it like a rabbit without a walking stick or even a clue

Choosing to run with someone that was a shark disguised as a guy
No wise owl was around to give sound advice from its third eye
Desires to be fly in the latest fashion omitted subtraction from the equation
Caused her to focus on the hocus pocus of the money and fame addition

Her perception lacked clarity about the fallacies of the music biz
Without an umbrella to protect her she easily became a prey of his
For years he took advantage of her distorted vantage points
Telescope of hope doped by stars and laced marijuana joints

Music began to disappoint to the point of becoming a failure
Instead of being an ostrich by sticking his neck out to console her
He put her career to sleep and creeped away with everything
Her cup no longer runneth over with blessings
when she sings

The green of a lizard no longer resided inside her account
Now sandwiched 'tween a rock and debt of large amount
She'd count with wrist tiger stripes as calm became horror
A knife ended her life 'cause, like a guitar, he played her
da_poetic-edifier
Written by da_poetic-edifier (Damon)
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