Category Archives: Sad Songs

June

If you can’t let love go Douse it with gasoline Watch it burn and fade away Then, you can be free Light a match, and drink it in ’til no longer what it used to be A faded, jaded memory … Continue reading

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a time to mourn

They say there’s a season for everything One for mourning Another for dancing My heart feels like rejoicing has thrived So selfishly self-serving That my mourning is maligned If I could take a solitary second In the cold of the … Continue reading

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Sad Songs

I’ve written a bit of reflective and melancholy essays lately, a bit of poetry as well, but I don’t post them because they’re fairly private. Beyond that, I feel a bit self-conscious writing more somber pieces because of the questions … Continue reading

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What Once Was Faith

When do you stop breaking When do you start fixing When does the burden start to get light? When do I stop grieving When do I start seeing When do I get ahead in this fight? Because it’s been a … Continue reading

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The Dirge

If you hear a song of sadness Will you commiserate the tunes Look past the former cadence With the wailing ones and twos Will a sad song break your heart Remember yesterday? Will it break your back, increase your hurt … Continue reading

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The Solid Rock

On Christ the solid rock I stand… Or really “the rock on which I’d like to stand.” As if I see the rock from a far, but it’s been really hard to keep my head above the waves. Then again, … Continue reading

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Three Days Perfection

Tear soaked my pillow For the first time tonight When my world crashed around me For nothing’s gone right The cisterns I’ve hewn Lie shattered and scattered My heart remains parched Running after what never mattered Tears soaked my pillow … Continue reading

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