Grace

by Kyle Burton

The screams lull him to a place in his mind
A sweet escape from the frigid chill of reality
Far from the alcohol on the breath of a soul resigned
Carried away from the nights of his father’s brutality
To a place where love reigns and peace is easy to find

Dawn comes with a stale reminder of innocence lost
As cracked glass bleeds into the song of his past
Slowly his heart grows harder like metal caked with frost
Until all that’s left is a hollow shell, an empty cast
Leaving him screaming at the sky, “Oh God I am all but lost”

Fake smiles and deceptive replies create a sparkle in her eyes
A shallow lie whispering softly to a heart desperately in need
Disguised as love promising to silence her endless cries
As he leads her to give up her purity for the sake of his greed
In this counterfeit place where lust reigns and peace is led to its demise

Dawn comes with a stale reminder of innocence lost
As her seared conscience bleeds into the song of her past
Slowly her heart grows harder like metal caked with frost
Until all that’s left is a hollow shell, an empty cast
Leaving her screaming at the sky, “Oh God I am all but lost!”

Come and I will give you rest, here you’ll find only grace
I am the father you have been searching for
Come and see, I am the lover of your soul, Sink softly into my embrace
In the shadow of my wings you’ll find refuge from this war
Come and I will give you rest, here you’ll find only grace

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