Sleep Through This

The earth shakes
The skies break open
And you expect me to sleep through this?

Loves are lost
Lives get tossed about
And I’m supposed to live through this?

The earth shakes
My heart breaks apart
And you expect me to sleep through this?

Wounded side
Pierced by pride, all mine
And I’m supposed to live with this?

The earth shakes
From the mistakes of man
And you expect me to sleep through this?

Wreathing in pain
Screaming in vain, to no one
And I’m supposed to live through this?

The earth breaks
And the skies turn black
And you expect me to sleep through this?

The world of man
Spirals down, down into the long, silent black
And I’m supposed to live…

About Dunebat

Sole specimen of Desmodus desertus. Xerophilic Texan scribe/scribbler/cenobite traversing the Desert of the Real.
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