Carissa Thiessen

(January 26,1984 / Calgary, Ab)

Tonight is the Night


Tonight is the night
I tell myself
Tonight is the night
I will break free

Free from a life of sin
A life not worthy of your love

Tonight is the night
I tell myself
Tonight is the night
all will be made right

Right with myself
and right with you

Tonight is the night
I tell myself
Tonight is the night
I tell you I love you

I love you with all of my heart
all of my soul and all of my mind

Tonight is the night
I tell myself
Tonight is the night
When I must say Goodbye

Goodbye to a chance with you
A chance that I blew

Tonight is the night
I tell myself
Tonight is the night
I die

Submitted: Tuesday, February 27, 2007
Edited: Monday, January 24, 2011

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  • Csdb Kind (12/23/2007 10:46:00 PM)

    Tonight has no choice.
    Just movements of the hart.
    It happens before and after you knows.
    With wet eyes and a sour hart.
    Stings of hiding lust come out at night,
    And in the day, with a clear brain, , , , , ,
    Reason.
    Will you look behind the closed blink, ? (Report) Reply

  • Josephine Adrian (3/28/2007 1:42:00 AM)

    'Tonight is the night I die' - shocking! ! ! So it's the second last poem, and I'm hooked! !

    Very powerful poem!

    'In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus'
    Romans 6: 11 (one of my favorite verses) (Report) Reply

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