Jake Matthews

Rookie (August 15,1990 / Hamilton)

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Paradise Scum

In a hometown wasteland
Steel town scum run wild
I feel right when I’m beside them
Slugging’ from the same brown bag
Their judgmental eyes see only us
But they can’t feel what lies beneath
The black smoke fills our lungs days at a time
Coldness grasps my tinted skin
Ground only offers me unsettled sleep
Prayers I have to see tomorrow

They don’t understand
Why I like the way I live
They think of me as scum
Perceive me how you will
I am what I am no matter what scrutiny you bring

Darkness starts to fall
Creeping death follows
I do not ...

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