Summertime Fighter

I’ve got a summertime sadness

deep in the rivets of my soul,

I’ve got dreams and aspirations,

so close to reaching those goals,

I’ve got a lot to do

and never enough time,

I have what I’ve always wanted

but not what I need,

I have emptiness to seed,

so plounder away at my heart.

I lose more than I bargain for,

left open-handed, dented scars,

I cry for bittersweet endings

lost causes, painful sacrifice,

the million goodbyes for every


I fall apart

every night,

then glue the pieces back.

I swim with big fishes,

flounder in quicksand,

choke under waves, lose sight,


I will rage, kick, scream, and





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