False Hopes

He swam across the flood of his own deranged thoughts to find the light,
Little did he know, the demon was right there to add to his plight.

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Oh truth unfolded
And the picture remains
Walls of deliverance
Collapse such tamed
Where is the demon
That cured my faint
Lost in a world
I’ll never see

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quiet days walk
fields demons
slashed burned

with our hands
know they plant
what we sow

too well in this
black earth their
seeds will sprout

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She called for help,
no one dared to stand,
the demon inside her remained trapped.

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