FEEL THE BLADE, by David Prisco
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FEEL THE BLADE, by David Prisco.

You take the sharp knife
You cut your skin
You can't escape the confusion
Your mind is apparently in

Are you looking for attention?
Did your mother's love somehow fail?
Is this why you lay bleeding in your bed
Locked up in jail

Can you find the answers
That haunt your tormented mind?
When you take the blade in your hand
Is it pleasure that you find?

The lost girl
The girl with the face of an angel above
Cut by a blade of sorrow
Because you never experienced love

Take the knife
Let the blood splatter on the metal bars
Lay your head back as you bleed
And fantasize about the freedom of the stars

Don't look at me like that
Because I might fall in love with you
Then I'd feel responsible
For the sad things that you do

I see you crying
But I pretend not to feel your tears
Why are you crying?
Because you've been locked up for so many years

Please don't reach out to me
Because I can't take your hand
Can't you realize that I am a CO
And that I am not your loving man

Should I take off my badge?
So you could be someone I save?
Or should I turn my back on you
And let you bleed in the bed that you've made?

Blood drips to the floor
As you ask for forgiveness of your crimes
There's no way I can possibly understand
The pain that's inside your mind

I must walk away now
Because my heart bleeds for you
Just like your bloody wounds
From the damage you do

If I could only take the pain away
From your bleeding hands
But I am unable to do that
Because of the Officer that I am

I can't get involved
I can't follow my heart
Because of the separate worlds we live in
That are so far apart

The only thing I can do is pray
To the Lord above
And hope that the feel of the blade
Is replaced by the feeling of love

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FEEL THE BLADE, by David Prisco