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Life's LessonIt seems life's lesson is a mythical thing,
The more I cope with, the more trials it brings,
It seems that no matter how hard I may try,
The less left unknown, the more that I die.
Who have I become?Pushed to the edge of creation,
I thought I found the end,
Alive in my own elation,
What message could I send?
Lost in my mind's illusion,
I thought I would be gone,
Confused by my own delusion,
Where did I go so wrong?
Urged to sudden action,
I thought I set my sail,
Into this darkened fraction,
How could I help but fail?
Awakened from my dreaming,
I thought I was no one,
I was something greater, seeming,
Who have I become?
AlwaysI think that life is but a phase,
A journey throughout time,
The ones I know through all my days,
Their memory always mine.
IowaIf you visit Iowa,
you'll call her fields empty,
but she wasn't born that way.
A part of her was carved out
when she was ripped between Virginia
and the purple mountains of New Mexico.
Her gold hair, she tore it out when she realized
it didn't make her a princess.
She laid her locks strung along every road
leading somewhere else.
White hairs on her cheeks
are scars from winter.
Her hair darkens with the dampness
of summer rains.
The storms are never silent,
but neither is life when there's a tear
in your childhood where
a parent ought to be.
I've been flooded by Iowa's sorrow.
The only way I can distract her from her own voided landscape
is if I hate myself harder than she cries.
She just wants to fly
and I want to bus or train,
not because I fear death, but because
I want to take living slow.
It's the only way I ever feel.
From the air it's hard to watch Earth's hips move.
But Earth can't compare to the country.
That's my girl.
Full grown even when harvesting season's j
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