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  • Chris Leermakers (4/19/2013 5:29:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    PERSONAL FLATLINE:

    Sun Tzu Said It Best
    Put Your Enemy’s Through
    Their Own Personal Test
    I Wont Be Deceived Again
    Yeah I Won’t Be Burnt Again
    Yes I'm Still Wearing My Invisible
    Bullshit Proof Vest

    I Can See Your Scars
    See Your Holes Appearing
    So Deceiving Yet – Some Are Moving
    My Ears Nearly Got Hooked
    Hooked On Your Tongue Claws Again

    Life Is Like A Game Of Chess
    You Haven’t Learned That?
    And You’re A Old School VET?
    Stop Playing Checkers
    And Get Something Off Your Chest –
    Understand It Yet?

    My Mind Won’t Be Switched Off
    So Don’t Try And Treat Me Like Your Bitch
    I Love Sniffing Out The Rats
    ....And Stomping On The Snakes
    No. No More Mistakes

    I Won’t Listen To Any Deception
    Won’t Be Fooled By Your Eyes
    Cause Everybody, Already Knows
    When They See
    A Wolf In Disguise
    Oh Yes I Can See
    When You're Smiling Back At Me

    If You Like Psychological Warfare
    Go Play With The Easy Targets
    Like The Sharks In The Sea
    If You Try It On Me
    I Would Just Show You
    Your Same Reflection
    Yes Your Shame Reflection –
    In Your Now Blind Eyes

    Play With Your Own Deception
    Go Play With Your Own Kind
    Yeah Not Mine
    As There’s Nothing Here Anymore
    That You Could
    Even Find

    Look In The Mirror
    You Might Find It Pretty Dark
    Might Find It Cold
    Come On You’re Pretty Bold
    But Before You Break The Mirror
    You Need To See -
    See Your Black Shadow Smiling Back At Me

    Don’t Come Running For A Light
    Your Own Black Shadow Even Just Died
    Don’t Come Running To Me For A Spark
    As I Don’t Do Favors For Fakes In The Dark
    See That, Feel That?Smell That?- Now Your On Fire
    Now Your On - Your Right Line

    I Told You - That’s What Hell’s Really About
    Little Man, Now You’re Lying Down
    Dying With Your Head In The Can
    With Your Emotional Flat Line
    A Personal Flat Line
    Yeah Now You Own A Personal FlatLine.

  • Chris Leermakers (4/19/2013 5:27:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    TIMING THE MIND:

    I Can’t Imagine The Time It Takes
    To Amuse You
    And I Won’t Waste My Time
    To Just Confuse You
    I Can Only Tell You The Time
    That I Will Confess
    You Don’t Seem To Look
    Don’t Seem To Listen
    You Just Seem Distressed
    Do You Consent?

    Brick Walls Don’t Bother Me
    Or Neither Should They You
    However Your Head Space
    Doesn’t Make Any Sense

    How Can I See
    How Can I Find The Person
    You Really Are
    When You Just Pretend You
    Are A Walking Charade?
    Are You A Walking Clique?

    I Can Try
    But, It’s Going To Be
    Very Far Away
    If You’re Not Free - Now
    From All Your Hating
    Thoughts?
    Can I Trust You With Those Talons?

    Remember A Dragon
    Can Turn – Turn At Will, Even
    Into A Butterfly Which
    Also Bite Back Sometimes
    Sometimes Kill

    How Do I Know
    That You Will Not Try To Bite?
    How Do I Know?– I Never Forget
    How Do I Know?
    You Will Leave Me Alone?
    Well I Haven’t Even Sung
    That Song Yet

    Just Look After Your Own
    Life And Ego
    I’ll Happily Get On With Mine
    I’ll Be Just Fine – In Time
    Yeah Fine In Time
    Just Not Standing
    On Your Crooked Line

    Got The Butterfly’s
    In Your Stomach?
    Found The Cockroaches
    In Your Mind?
    Just Watch Out For Your Delusions And Self-Denial
    They Really Won’t
    Kill Any Of Your Time

    Is It Time For You To Have
    A Break To?
    Cause I Aint The Fool
    I Aint The Joker
    I’m Just In Full View
    – Just A Helping Hand
    Got The Time On My Side
    Think I’ve Got The Right Time Too
    The Right Time Beside
    The Right Time
    Behind My Mind.

  • Chris Leermakers (4/19/2013 5:25:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    HEART STRINGS:

    Here We Are
    On That Page Again
    Here, Are We
    On That Same Road Again
    Running Away
    Running To The Edge
    Running Towards Our Home Again
    Running Forever And Tomorrow
    And For Ever Today

    Hold On A Minute
    Hold On For A Life Time
    Please Hold On
    To Me Again
    Hold On To My Heart
    As My Heart Strings Have Been Played Again

    It Was Just Our Hard Work
    It Was Our Heartwork
    I Can Still See You
    Still See Your Love
    Behind Your Eyes
    Yes Behind Those Crystal Eyes

    My Angel Of Truth
    Please Just Remember What I Say
    No Matter What “They” Say
    Just Love Yourself Today
    And It Feels So Good
    So Good
    What Else Can I Say

    Don’t Let Them Put You Down
    You Are Good Enough All Around
    Beautiful People Are Not Easily Found
    Beautiful Angels Like You

    Most Are Seen, But Not Heard
    It Doesn’t Matter Anymore
    Cause We Have Already Settled That Score
    Already Stopped, Forgotten The Lost
    All Forgotten
    Don’t Let Your Mother
    Or Any Other
    Fool
    Put You Down
    They Are Just What You Said
    From The Start – All Are Just A Fucking Bore
    And All The Drugs In This World
    Can’t Save Them From Themselves
    And This I Am Sure

    For Now I Have To Go
    But We Will Meet Again
    When You Need Me
    Who Am I?
    Just Call Me
    I Think You Already Know?
    You Am I?
    I Really Think So?
    What Is Your Life?– I Want To Know
    Because You Give Me Faith
    Yes, You Give Me Faith
    In This World Once Again

  • Chris Leermakers (4/19/2013 5:23:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    BAD BIRDS: (Bird Is Not The Real Word) : :


    It’s Getting Close - Any Time Now
    By The Way
    Don’t Ask Me How
    Sometimes Moving Your Shadow
    Let Us Soon Forget
    On How We Met
    Once In A Million?– No Better Yet

    Where Did You Go?
    What Did I Do?
    Didn’t I Tell You The Truth?
    Who’s To Know – The Better Clue?
    You?

    What The Hell Happened
    In The End, I Broke That Spell
    It Lasted – Long
    Long Is The Word, It Was A Bad Bird
    Yes, Just Ask That Colorful Humming Bird
    Cause' This Bird Knows That
    Bird Is Not The Real Word

    I Should Have Killed That Bad Bird
    When I Had The Chance
    Yeah I Told You
    I Broke Its Spell
    Why Am I In The Wrong?– Because
    I’ve Spoken The Wrong Words?
    Cause I Spent Some Shells?

    I'm Ok Now - Always Clear
    Near Here - Or Far
    Even At My Favorite Local Bar

    I Still Should Have Killed That Bad Bird
    Instead I Clipped Its Wings
    Dropping To The Ground
    Into His Own Shit - But Just Gave Him A Sting


    Yeah I
    Should I Kill That Blackbird?
    Will I Somehow Regret?
    Maybe He Now
    Wants Some More
    Trying To Settle His Dark Score?

    He’s Really Close Now
    But I Aint Moving
    Anywhere, Anymore
    Neither Is My Shadow
    Where Did He Go – To Hell And Back?
    Who Really Knows
    I Just Don’t Care If He Hangs Still
    Even With The Good Crows

    Well Now I’ve Killed That Bad Bird
    It Was A Good Hit
    Dropped To The Ground
    This Time Not Missing
    His Bottomless Misery Pit.

  • Chris Leermakers (4/19/2013 5:21:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    DISGUISE:

    Watch Out Some Times My Friends
    Look Out
    Watch Out For Friends In Disguise
    It’s A Real Sanity Killer
    And You Might Not
    Even Realize.

    A New Day Is Calling
    Yes A New Day Is Coming
    Now Your Eyes Are Open
    Yes, Now Your Mind Is Open
    No More Falling
    Just Better Gathering
    No More Falling For The Lies.

    Always Watch Out
    For That
    Sweet, Sweet Wine
    Strange And Beautiful People Standing In Line
    Just Watch – You Will See Them In Time
    Yeah, No More Fooling
    No More Fooling With Your Mind

    Some Disguises Seem To Fit Well
    Yet So Revealing
    When You Ring Their Bell
    These People Don’t Concern Me
    Anymore,
    For They Are Stuck, Already Sleeping
    In Their Own Rubbish Bin
    Forever More

    I’ve Been Bitten
    As Have Many, You See
    But We Have Survived
    And Now Ready And Waiting In Our Good Shoes
    In case They Surface Again And Try Round 2.
    Just Watch
    Out Sometimes
    Watch Out For The Disguise
    I Know It’s Disturbing
    It Can Turn You Inside Out
    But A New Day
    A New Way Has Been Found
    Yeah It’s So Profound
    Yeah Just Shout
    Our Mind’s Eye Is Wide Open


    Defending
    Defeating All Real Enemies
    With Our Own 2 Eyes
    Cause When It’s All Over
    Then Realize, You Will
    That There Is Really
    No Disguise

  • Chris Leermakers (4/19/2013 5:19:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    WELCOME:


    I Am A Indigenous Fool, Brought Up In Today's Melting Pot Of...
    Strings.



    Hi There And Welcome
    You’ve Entered My Hypothetical World
    Such Delicacies And Delights
    You’ll Never Leave My World
    When You Come To Visit
    I’ll Give You More To Drink
    But If You Seek Some Profit
    I’ll Send You To The Brink
    I Play The Fool Too Often
    Dance And Sing Regret
    But When You’re Near And With We
    How Soon That I Forget

    Here It Comes Again
    I Hate That Question Why
    Just Wait Until We’re Dancing
    Your Eyes Would Wish They’d Cry
    Pleasures Of The Great Unknown
    I Do Not Want To Find
    Because Here In Reality
    There Is No Other Kind
    Sleep And Wake Tomorrow
    See The Brand New Day
    To Hell With All The Sorrow
    Help Us Find Our Way
    Beauty Is Among Us
    We See It All The Time

    Let’s See If It Ferments
    And Drink It Like The Wine
    By Now It Is Too Late
    The Grape Is Getting Wrinkly
    And How You Hesitate
    To See Your Future Quickly
    Oh Well
    What Can We Do
    We Are Intelligent Animals
    I Am Just Like You

    Death Is A Natural Progression
    I Don’t Have To Like It
    Life Is A Frustration
    Filled With Little Profit
    When You See The Sacred One
    Your Eyes Begin To Glitter
    The Heart Pushes The Buttons
    And The Mind Is Filled With Litter
    Don’t Ever Say Never
    Try Not To Be Discrete
    Because In My Hypothetical World
    We Always Love To Meet….

  • Chris Leermakers (4/19/2013 5:17:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    Spreading The FIRE:


    I Was, I Will, I Still
    Yes Still I Am
    What You Say
    Happy About Meeting You
    On That Memorable Day

    Make Yourself Comfortable
    To Indulge And
    Be Capable
    Of Being The Happy
    Beautiful Angel
    You Are

    Being Yourself
    Not Needing Any Other
    Simple Cliches
    See Yourself For What
    You Really Are
    Yes Not Needing
    Any Silly Charades
    Perfect Already
    You Are, I’m Afraid

    When Your Fingers Start Crawling
    Your Love Never Stops Spreading
    Entered By Chance
    Into My World
    Then Into My Pants!
    And You Still Put Me
    Into A Trance

    Your Subtle, Yet
    Unforgettable Aroma
    Just Enhancing Your Beauty
    Always Enchanting My Mind

    You Spread The Fire
    From What I’ve Seen
    Looking Into My Heart
    Yes, - You’re My Desire
    And Always Have Been

    Life, Love
    My Friend
    Here Tomorrow
    Still Here Today
    Some Good Things Never Go Away

    You’ve Already Spread My Fire
    From What I’ve Seen
    I Think I May Have Always Known
    You Are
    My Desire And Always Have Been

    Laughing With You
    Always Chases Away The Blues
    For It Is You
    I Love Tomorrow And Today
    As You’ve Seen It All
    Yes Seen The Whole
    True Game
    Stood By My Side In Every Way

    In Our Hearts And Mind
    Is Our Love, Yours And Mine
    With Us Always
    Still Spreading The Flame
    Until The End Of Time

  • Chris Leermakers (4/19/2013 5:15:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    OUTSKIRTS


    I Might Have Cried In Another Life
    Yes That Would Be Right
    Seen It All Before
    Not A Pretty Sight
    Yeah, Not A Pretty Sight
    On The Outskirts Of Life

    Many Are Quick To Judge
    Many Are Just Fools And Jokers
    Many Don’t Have The Right Tools
    Yes, The Right Tools In Hand
    But You Need Them
    In This World Wild Land

    The Outskirts Of Life
    Oh, What A Story To Tell
    Outskirts Of Life?
    Yes We Already Fell
    Better Pull Our Heads In
    Don’t Shit In Our Own Yard
    Cause’ No One Will Look
    To Trust You – Even From A World Apart

    Stopping Digging Your Own Grave Sites
    Start Planting Some Flowers
    Even If They Go Really Sour
    Positive Energy Is All You Need
    Yes Positive Energy Is What You Must Feed
    Or The
    Outskirts May Just Come Back
    The Outskirts Of Life –
    Just Welcome Them Back?

    The Outskirts Are My Home
    Sometimes A Unique State Of Mind
    It Can Be Something Also New, I Find
    Now That We Are In A Later
    Stage Of Time
    The Outskirts Might Just Free Our Minds
    I Know We’ve Cried In Another Life
    Yes That’s Right
    Seen That Darkness Before,
    But Now It’s A Pretty Sight
    A Very Normal Site
    On The Outskirts Of Life

    Some Viewpoints Make Me Want To Give
    A Certain Shade Of Light
    It Allows You To See My Illuminated Life
    But Don’t Change On My Behalf
    You Do What You Will
    Do What You Want
    You Can Do Anything
    In Order To Make Yourself Right
    To Give You A Taste Of Righteous Life

    Are The Outskirts My Home?
    Yeah It’s Home To Me
    Because I’m Not Just Happy
    I’m Free

  • Chris Leermakers (4/19/2013 5:14:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    KEEP TRYING


    You can try to run away
    You can try to come and play
    You can try to let me go
    You can steal me from the show
    But it won't help you at all
    I will Be there when you fall
    To try to take you far away, far away from
    This...

    Let me take you by the hand
    And like try to make you see
    What there really is to know
    And what things can stay for free
    Will you come along with me
    For i will not stay to long
    We can eat and drink and dance
    And i'll even sing a song

    To life there is a road
    You can take it as it comes
    You may stray from the path
    But if truth is what you seek
    You might cry into despair
    But life was never fair
    It's what brings me to this place
    My domain and mine to waste
    You can even try to help
    Try to heal and purge, forget
    But there really is no use
    A great trait of mine's abuse
    You have nothing left to lose
    But to TRY...

  • Chris Leermakers (4/19/2013 5:12:00 PM) Post reply Stage

    TRY

    Away Run To Try Can You
    Play And Come In To Try Can You
    Go Me Let To Try Can You
    All At You Help It Won’t But
    Fall You When There Be Will I
    This From Away Far, Away Far You Take To Try To…
    Hand The By You Take Me Let
    See You Make To Try Like And
    Know To Is Really There What
    Free For Stay Can Things What And
    Me With Along Come You Will
    Long Too Stay Not Will I For
    Dance And Drink And Eat Can We

    Song A Sing Even I’ll And
    Road A Is There Life To
    Comes It As Take Can You
    Path The From Stray May You
    Seek You What Is Truth If But
    Despair Into Cry Might You
    Fair Never Was Life But
    Place This To Me Brings What It’s
    Waste To Mine And Domain My
    Help To Try Even Can You
    Forget, Purge And Heal To Try
    Use No Is Really There But
    Abuse Mine's Of Trait Great A
    Lose To Left Nothing Have You
    Try To But…..

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