Title: Reason to BelieveArtist: Dashboard Confessional
Album: Dusk and Summer
Genre: Alternative & Punk
Notes: Honestly, I'm not really sure how I went from this week's CIHTD? song choice to the poem below. I suppose there are some parallels: lungs and resolve. But beyond that....?
I will also take a moment to admit that I'm not sure if I was able to express what I wanted to say (or that it even makes sense). Though I'm not sure I could do much better if I tried. Oh well....
hidden in the recesses of my mind--
lies a strength I wish I could deny.
inciting a battle within me
when I so long to simply give up.
while my jaw clenches and my eyes close
fighting against an onslaught of tears.
would keep an ordinary person
down...yet here I continue to stand.
Worst of all
this unwanted strength breeds hope, as well,
opposing my desire to just be
rid of it.