Tear Down This Wall!

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This prison wall, this masquerade drains life

Every time I fall into it's trap.

I all alone build barriers from strife,

Though hurt inside I still force out a laugh

 

I paste a smile no matter what I feel

Like clowns with made-up faces I disguise

My past, my imperfections I conceal

The safety it provdes leads to demise

 

Why am I so afraid to let it out?

Why can't I simply show my other side?

'Cause chances are there are without a doubt

Some others who remain somewhat untied.

 

So brick by brick I'm ripping down this wall

And brick by brick I'm letting people see

That though my confidence is very small

These broken pieces are what make me...me.

 

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