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Exploit The Scar

Searching for the balance

Learning when and what to say

Wrestling with contempt between yours

And my own way



Taking on the blame of corruption

At the mercy of humility

Stifle the eruption

All I do right amounts to nothing

Measured against my inability



By the standards and the stride

Of criticism given as advice

Boasting by comparison to a generations pride



Cut me down and be so condescending

Your intent is coming through

I guess we all can't be so perfect as you



Keep quiet the bitterness

When I can phrase it all so well

You've got a way of making home sometimes feel like hell



Common threads of the experienced

Relative to something dated

Your wisdom contrived of arrogant perception

Is overrated



Tell me what I already know

And scorn me for my stubborn will

Fault me after the standard of your fabricated holiness

I guess it's my fault that she's ill



Effortless cruelty, comes naturally to you

You're not trying to be mean

It's the side effects of the insecure and unaware

I guess I'm the disturbance and you're the serene

Blame me and tell me how that's fair



Just tell me what I'm doing wrong

As I stand prey to be accused

As long as we eat right who cares if we're abused



Raise the young ones better

Yet failing to protect

You've got it to your own letter

But there's more than one way to neglect



Under attack, we're all caught in the cross fire of each-others war

Making a case against our wounds, exploit the scar and settle the score

Projected enemies in the face of those we claim to love

Find a way to frame me as the culprit

As you make of me the devil your heart speaks of...
cloventongue89
Written by cloventongue89 (Nathaniel Peter)
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