Michael McParland (7-19-1983 / Dayton, Ohio)
A New Life
It's time to start a new life.
Leave behind all the trash and blithe.
Leave behind those who bring me down,
leave me feeling like a dying man without a sound.
To start a new life will be my only saving grace.
Put my mind at a slow and steady pace.
I cannot go on floundering in this current time.
To all the beauty around me I have become so blind.
Start a new life to break this bind.
Eternal joy and happiness is what I hope to find.
Where do I begin,
and how do I recind all the terrible loneliness I find myself?
I have to try,
I have to fight.
For a new life with strength and might.
I hope now that I'll find it soon.
On this current path I'm doomed.
So here I go I must be brave.
To start a new life and no longer be a slave.
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