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On Busted Knees (Louis Toliver Jr - Swartz, LA)

Your lust for yourself 
Left me standing heartbroken 
No words were left to say 
So easily, so willingly 
You turned your back and left 
I fell down to the ground 
I could no longer walk
I had given you all I had left 
The ground was so icy, hard
It's a challenge to go on
Not when you have no love 
Falling on the slippery of passion
My knees, fractured, damaged
I will never walk the same 
Not like the day we met 
Strong, sure that you'd love me 
But you don't and so I must heal 
Eventually the birds will sing for me 
Like they did that day we met 
I will learn to walk again 
For now, I cry on busted knees


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