Mirror, Mirror

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So many life times missing the same goal

So many life lines taking the same toll

When all the world is falling around you

Heart over head and your instinct drives you

To play the Martyr

 

How many times have you struggled through this

How many signs have you managed to miss

What is this pain you still choose to live through

Time and again this choice comes back for you

To play the Martyr

 

Change is so hard when youโ€™re living a lie

It breaks your heart but you canโ€™t hear its cry

Itโ€™s safer to stay in that which you know

You think youโ€™re destined wherever you go

To play the Martyr

 

What is the reason you keep this so near

Is it just weakness or is it your fear

When will you learn, will you see what youโ€™ve got

Thereโ€™s nothing to lose if you decide not

To play the Martyr

 

Now we are back here, same lesson to learn

Now is my time and now itโ€™s my turn

To walk away to be all I could be

To realise that no-one else needs me

To play the Martyr

 

The struggle feels so real here within me

The stress so high, anxiety shakes me

I must say โ€œnoโ€ so I make this all end

Stand up, walk out and choose never again

To play the Martyr.

 

 

 

ยฉMICHAEL YOUNG 2017

 

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