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Lyrics and Poems
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Lyrics and Poems 27 Mar 2020 13:56 #348130

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Hi all!
Personally, I find that finding expression for strong emotion has a calming effect. 
This is true for both the "good" and the "bad" ones. Running from them never seems to work.

Hence this thread.

Please post any lyrics, poems, short stories or anything of the sort which has helped you.
If you want, you can add when it hits hardest.
Looking forward to reading 'em all!

ps. the stuff doesn't have to be inspirational. when I feel numb the sad stuff is what helps me most.

Cheers

Re: Lyrics and Poems 27 Mar 2020 14:03 #348131

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For when the ups and downs wear at me.

Waves

There is a swelling storm
And I'm caught up in the middle of it all
And it takes control of the person that I thought I was
The boy I used to know
But there is a light in the dark
And I feel its warmth
In my hands, in my heart
But why can't I hold on?

It comes and goes in waves
It always does, always does
We watch as our young hearts fade
Into the flood, into the flood

And the freedom of falling
The feeling I thought was set in stone
It slips through my fingers
I'm trying hard to let go
It comes and goes in waves
It comes and goes in waves
And carries us away

By: You don't have to say if you don't want to

Re: Lyrics and Poems 27 Mar 2020 14:07 #348132

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For when I'm grateful for how much progress I've made, and how my life has made a turn for the better due to this fight.

אֲרומִמְךָ ה' כִּי דִלִּיתָנִי. וְלא שמַּחְתָּ איְבַי לִי: ה אֱלהָי. שִׁוַּעְתִּי אֵלֶיךָ וַתִּרְפָּאֵנִי: ה' הֶעֱלִיתָ מִן שְׁאול נַפְשִׁי. חִיִּיתַנִי מִיָּרְדִי בור: זַמְּרוּ לה' חֲסִידָיו. וְהודוּ לְזֵכֶר קָדְשׁו: כִּי רֶגַע בְּאַפּו חַיִּים בִּרְצונו. בָּעֶרֶב יָלִין בֶּכִי וְלַבּקֶר רִנָּה: וַאֲנִי אָמַרְתִּי בְשַׁלְוִי. בַּל אֶמּוט לְעולָם: ה' בִּרְצונְךָ הֶעֱמַדְתָּה לְהַרְרִי עז. הִסְתַּרְתָּ פָנֶיךָ הָיִיתִי נִבְהָל: אֵלֶיךָ ה' אֶקְרָא וְאֶל אֲדנָי אֶתְחַנָּן: מַה בֶּצַע בְּדָמִי בְּרִדְתִּי אֶל שַׁחַת. הֲיודְךָ עָפָר הֲיַגִּיד אֲמִתֶּךָ: שְׁמַע ה' וְחָנֵּנִי ה' הֱיֵה עזֵר לִי: הָפַכְתָּ מִסְפְּדִי לְמָחול לִי פִּתַּחְתָּ שקִּי וַתְּאַזְּרֵנִי שמְחָה: לְמַעַן יְזַמֶּרְךָ כָבוד וְלא יִדּם. ה' אֱלהַי לְעולָם אודֶךָּ:

Re: Lyrics and Poems 27 Mar 2020 14:11 #348133

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After a fall

I wish that I could turn my heart to stone
So I don't have to feel what I feel when I'm alone

Re: Lyrics and Poems 03 May 2020 04:30 #349096

I DID NOT MAKE THIS UP; IT WAS FROM A GYE EMAIL. WHEN I READ IT, IT SENT CHILLS UP MY SPINE. IF WHOEVER WROTE IT SEES THIS, PLS CONTACT ME. PM THRU GYE. ANXIOUSLY AWAITING TO BE IN TOUCH WITH YOU! IT IS DEAD ON. WITH ALL THE EMOTIONS!

How Addiction Feels

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Pushed down a hallway that I was never supposed to be in, pushed further away from life, happiness, fulfillment, reality, toward a place of dark twisted things, rotting dreams and fake smiles, tortured screams and wild inhuman laughter, echoing faintly.

There are rooms in this hallway, some I've been in, some not, but this is no hotel, once you enter, you stay, not because you're not allowed out, no, the front doors are open, of course, you can sometimes catch a glimpse of the outside street, maybe even see people walking past, real people, I think, I can't always tell, maybe today will be the day I walk outside.

But then the push comes again, stronger than ever, the curiosity of what's around the corner, the world can wait, there are rooms I never tried yet.


I can leave at any time. But I never do. There have been times, I've stood by the front door, unable to walk out, hidden in a shadow, wrapped in the silence of my shame, staring out at the world, the scary, real world. One day I'll go out, I promise myself.

In the hallway, hearing the shrieks of pain, the sobbing, the repetitive mumbling of those once sane. But the insides of the rooms look so beautiful.


I will leave, I promise myself. There's the world out there, a real world, where people are people, not things. A world in which there's love, two people respecting each other, giving to each other, where smiles can be found on faces without glazed eyes. A world where life has meaning, purpose, hope, growth.

This hallway threatens to choke me in its shadowy depths. Does this tunnel have a light at the end? Time will tell.

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