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    Default Soul Survivor

    Verse one

    You were the grain nowhere to be found so i complained
    a few calls over the years couldn't harbor the pain
    the cash you sent never came adolescent years filled with rain
    Grey clouds on sunny days i dreamed of applauds on stage
    Dreams of anger, and rage my conscious in a cage
    Nightmares of mothers blowing deadbeat dads away
    What happened yesterday affects adults today
    No peace from God still i continued to prey
    Dome filled with sweat dripping wet
    Talking with mom she said lay the hate to rest
    Or end up just as he did a victim to his demons
    Some sons became bums, or addicts on blocks fiending
    to become Justice system suckers on probation drug screenings
    or lifers small change slaves zombies out the grave
    Used to think it was cool to brag about how much i blazed
    or how many women i played i realized these were his ways
    I inherited crooked genes copying actors on tv screens
    He walked by i saw my own eyes the pain was extreme

    Survivor of an unfortunate upbringing of drinking and drug slinging
    Soul damaged still i managed to succeed instead of being stuck on dreaming


    verse two

    Come to find out the man i used to give change knew my name was strange
    Same dude i used to sell jums to when i was slinging cocaine
    even wifey said we had similarities i told her to watch her mouth
    To come to find out this dude was my father
    made me break a wall in the house
    With a hammer in the backyard busting shots releasing steam
    Embarrassed i made a promised to positively raise my seeds
    screaming curses my son ran in the room and watched
    I picked him up and took a walk on the block
    Showed him the fiends, winos, dealers, and killers
    Explained the outcomes of what each one has become
    I was so happy that night i walked alone with no gun
    I'm done grieving still giving that begging man change
    The whole time it was like i was feeling his pain
    a part of me became free when i embraced change

    Last verse

    When the man on that corner died i went to his funeral
    And broke down in tears using the urinal
    It tore a hole in my soul still here today
    Talked it out with family instead of hiding it away
    Driving home my kids ran up eager to play
    So i did and felt better still i cried
    This morning a part of me died
    And i realized i have to lead a better life
    Stay committed to my wife
    Your not going nowhere being a badboy for life
    Came to grips with God the hard heart softened
    I felt like an orphan looking at a stranger in a coffin
    Everybody watching nobody talking
    Left his kids nothing he was a failure i thought often
    Shopping for clothes mind full of flows
    Be the best i can be you never know when it's time to go
    Last edited by Mantra; 06-05-2009 at 02:08 PM.



    My evidence, my own testament, written on wood
    Twelve tribes layin at the head of corners in hoods
    Hell razah

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    I don't like the blatantly ripping off Pete Rock with the title, otherwise it's good

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    Grey clouds on sunny days i dreamed of applauds on stage
    Dreams of anger, and rage my conscious in a cage
    Nightmares of mothers blowing deadbeat dads away
    What happened yesterday affects adults today
    No peace from God still i continued to prey


    fav verse in tha firsrt verse.

    first verse IMO was ur best and the other two verses just seemed like they belonged but sumthing didn't feel right about em. good to see ur still writing. stay up keep being active my ninja. stay up keep blessin. one luv two fingaz

    Tables Turn..Which Made it Worse, Engaged N' Searched..
    for a Way ta' Learn, how ta Take tha' Curse of the Weight of Earth
    Incase it Curved, and Strained my Nervous System..
    Rage it Burst, n' Explained in Words how ta Further Wisdom


    Take ya life plus ya afterlife -Bloodshed

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