Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Prison of YoUth.

Locked up! 
So much inside
Trying to run 
Dying to hide
& Yes, they know
For it’s on my face
Just put on a smile
Before the tears begin to race

I am looking for more  
But I cannot see
So I trip & I fall 
& I beg & I plead
I try to stand strong
Yet collapse to my knees
Praying for peace that
My never come to me

So shhhh…, Stay quiet
Don’t let them know
In the darkness you cry 
When it’s too painful to grow
'Cause it's scary to get hurt!
Or worse lose your way
Just keep your head up
Carry on with your days

Cause my dear friend
The truth is difficult to say
You’ve got to stay honest
Stay true, Stay brave.
Take it one day at a time
Let the chips fall where they may
Keep your head up
& surely you will find your way

Lyric Lee 

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Stirrings

It’s stirrings… feelings and immediately you know
That something makes you different, and you pray it can’t show
& being different means you have something to hide
Hence the beginning a life of lies
Maybe you could sense it
For us it was the same, the day we stepped back
and realized just how we were different that day

& First hand, I can tell you, there is no lonelier time
Than when you realize you may be outcasted
Even brutalized in this life!
Punished and Questioned by the ones you love and adore
Minimized to a sinner, or a dyke, or a whore!
& This is the road we get to look forward to!
These are the things young gay teens fear

So, some of us shy away from family and friends
Some of us die on the inside
Wishing it all would just end!
Some find the strength & courage
To not only live but thrive
& Out of fear and loneliness
Some of us even take our own lives

So, will you listen to my story?
Because I am living proof
This is a fight for human rights
& you should be angry too!
Cause I’m not sure if you heard about it or if you even knew
Our country's foundation says
Life, love and happiness are for us ALL to pursue.

Lyric Lee

Monday, June 1, 2015

GUILTY

I am guilty.
Guilty!
Yet human at best
& Now, I sit at the mercy
Of your forgiveness


Can it be done?
Can we go on?
Can we stay strong?
Past the accusations of right 
..... & of wrong?


Now only distant lovers
With broken dreams
Trapped in a melodrama
Where things are never as they seem
& this time I'm to blame


This time the guilt is my shame
So I lay in the ruins 
Looking over the mess
Holding my breath knowing
I'll die waiting for your forgiveness


But don't dare judge me
As I stand here with my mistakes
Naked to you, tears of shame on my face
I'm here in humility baring the guilt that's inside 
Hoping to be absolved not cower behind my pride.



LyricLee 2009