Treasure Island

Makayla Straight

(I was Born in Tuscon Then I moved to Phoenix)

Everything Except Nothing


I am tired of running
Running away from Everything
Everything except nothing
I run away from my Hopes and Dreams
Only because I am afraid of having them crash down on me
It would hurt so bad
Just to get off the ground will cause scars
It hurt like hell when I fell on my ass
Bruises are seen everywhere
That is why I run
I run until I am out of breath
Sweat dropping from my eyebrows
Now knowing where I am
Or where I will end up
Not even a little bravery inside of me
Just all fear
Fear of all the hurt and pain in my life
So I just run
Run
Run
Run Away
From Everything except Nothing

Submitted: Thursday, May 12, 2011
Edited: Thursday, May 12, 2011
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