surrounded in darkness so you cant see
that life is only what you make it.
try to let go, but you cant take it.
How much longer can you fake it?
Try to wake up but you're not dreaming.
all the pain inside you teeming.
Kept bottled up till you feel like screaming.
Time is up, you're a kettle, steaming.
Hold the gun, the barrel gleaming.
Cant pull the trigger anyway,
though your life is in disarray
and you cant hold on another day.
Fall down on your knees and pray,
"Lord, please take this pain away."
He says, "My child, please don't cry.
You can make it if you try.
Just let me in, I'll calm your fears.
I'll make you whole, and dry your tears.
I've been with you all these years."
And so you try with all your might
to let God lead you in to light.
Though many storms are still in sight,
He'll be with you each day and night.
There's more to life than black and white.
***I wrote this when I was 19. So yeah... it's much more religious than I am. But still powerful.