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I feel like singing......

Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 11:28 AM

I'm waiting in my cold cell, when the bell begins to chime.
Reflecting on my past life and it doesn't have much time.
Because at 5 o'clock they take me to the gallows pole.
The sands of time for me are running low.

When the priest comes to read me the last rites,
I take a look through the bars at the last sights,
Of a world that has gone very wrong for me.

Can it be that there's some sort of error?
Hard to stop the surmounting terror.
Is it really the end, not some crazy dream?

Somebody please tell me that I'm dreaming,
It's not easy to stop from screaming,
But words escape me when I try to speak.
Tears fall but why am I crying?
After all I'm not afraid of dying.
Don't I believe that there never is an end?

As the guards march me out to the courtyard,
Somebody cries from a cell "God be with you".
If there's a God then why has he let me go?

As I walk all my life drifts before me
And though the end is near I'm not sorry
Catch my soul because it's willing to fly away

Mark my words please believe my soul lives on
Please don't worry now that I have gone
I've gone beyond to see the truth

When you know that your time is close at hand,
Maybe then you'll begin to understand
Life down here is just a strange illusion.

Hallowed be Thy name.



#FreeRandyBlythe

Replies to This Posting

  1. Re: I feel like singing......

    Sat, Jul 14, 2012 at 7:28 PM

    Have you heard what they said on the news today
    Have you heard what is coming to us all?
    That the world as we know it will be coming to an end
    Have you heard, have you heard?

    He sees them in the distance when the darkened clouds roll
    He could feel tension in the atmosphere
    He would look in the mirror, see an old man now
    Does it matter they survive somehow

    They said theres nothing can be done about the situation
    They said theres nothing you can do at all
    To sit and wait around for something to occur
    Did you know, did you know?

    As he stares across the garden looking at the meadows
    Wonders if theyll ever grow again
    The desperation of the situation getting graver
    Getting ready when the wild wind blows

    Have you seen what they said on the news today
    Have you heard what they said about us all
    Do you know what is happening to just every one of us
    Have you heard, have you heard?

    There will be a catastrophe the like weve never seen
    There will be something that will light the sky
    That the world as we know it, it will never be the same
    Did you know, did you know?

    He carries everything into the shelter not a fuss
    Getting ready when the moment comes
    He has enough supplies to last them for a year or two
    Good to have because you never know

    They tell us nothing that we dont already know about
    They tell us nothing that is real at all
    They only fill us with the stuff that they want
    Did you know, did you know?

    Hes nearly finished with the preparations for the day
    Hes getting tired; thatll do for now
    They are preparing for the very worst to come to them
    Getting ready when the wild wind blows

    He sees the picture on the wall, its falling down
    Upside down
    He sees a teardrop from his wife roll down her face,
    Saying Grace
    Remember times they had, they flash right through his mind
    Left behind
    Of a lifetime spent together long ago
    Will be gone

    Theyve been preparing for some weeks now
    For when the crucial moment comes
    To take their refuge in the shelter
    Let them prepare for what will come

    They make a tea and sit there waiting
    Theyre in the shelter feeling snug
    Not long to wait for absolution
    Dont make a fuss; just sit and wait

    Cant believe all the lying,
    All the screens are denying
    That the moments of truth have begun

    Cant you see it on the T.V.?
    Dont believe them in the least bit
    Now the days of our ending have begun

    Say a prayer when its all over
    Survivors unite, all as one
    Got to try and help each other
    Got the will to overcome

    I cant believe all the lying,
    All the screens are denying
    That the moments of truth have begun
    Cant you see it on the T.V.?
    Dont believe them in the least bit
    Now the days of our ending have begun

    When they found them, had their arms wrapped around each other
    Their tins of poison laying near by their clothes
    The day they both mistook an earthquake for the fallout,
    Just another when the wild wind blows

  2. Re: I feel like singing......

    Sun, Jul 15, 2012 at 5:19 AM

    Life it seems will fade away
    Drifting further every day
    Getting lost within myself
    Nothing matters, no one else

    I have lost the will to live
    Simply nothing more to give
    There is nothing more for me
    Need the end to set me free

    Things not what they used to be
    Missing one inside of me
    Deathly lost, this can't be real
    Cannot stand this hell I feel

    Emptiness is filling me
    To the point of agony
    Growing darkness taking dawn
    I was me but now he's gone

    No one but me can save myself
    But it's too late
    Now I can't think
    Think why I should even try

    Yesterday seems as though
    It never existed
    Death greets me warm
    Now I will just say goodbye

  3. Re: I feel like singing......

    Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 4:08 PM

    I watched you walk away
    Hopeless, with nothing to say
    I strain my eyes
    Hoping to see you again

    This is my curse (the longing)
    This is my curse (time)
    This is my curse (the yearning)
    This is my curse

    There is love burning to find you
    Will you wait for me?
    Will you be there?

    Your silence haunts me
    But I still hunger for you

    This is my curse (the wanting)
    This is my curse (time)
    This is my curse (the needing)
    This is my curse

    There is love burning to find you
    Will you wait for me?

    And still I want
    And still I ache
    But still I wait
    To see you again

    Dying, inside, these walls

    And I see your face in these tears
    In these tears
    And I see your face...

    There is love


    #FreeRandyBlythe

  4. Re: I feel like singing......

    Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 7:50 AM

    New blood joins this earth
    And quickly he's subdued
    Through constant pain disgrace
    The young boy learns their rules
    With time the child draws in
    This whipping boy done wrong
    Deprived of all his thoughts
    The young man struggles on and on he's known
    A vow unto his own
    That never from this day
    His will they'll take away

    What I've felt
    What I've known
    Never shined through in what I've shown
    Never be
    Never see
    Won't see what might have been
    What I've felt
    What I've known
    Never shined through in what I've shown
    Never free
    Never me
    So I dub thee unforgiven

    They dedicate their lives
    To running all of his
    He tries to please them all
    This bitter man he is
    Throughout his life the same
    He's battled constantly
    This fight he cannot win
    A tired man they see no longer cares
    The old man then prepares
    To die regretfully
    That old man here is me

    What I've felt
    What I've known
    Never shined through in what I've shown
    Never be
    Never see
    Won't see what might have been
    What I've felt
    What I've known
    Never shined through in what I've shown
    Never free
    Never me
    So I dub thee unforgiven

    You labeled me
    I'll label you
    So I dub thee unforgiven
    *my pain is caused by my pleasure*

  5. Re: I feel like singing......

    Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 2:52 PM

    Sometimes we only live for the here and now
    Sometimes we're lonely
    Sometimes we feel we need a place to be grounded
    Or fly away again

    I will fly away again
    Oh, I will fly away again

    I feel rain pouring down
    I wait to rot away
    Live again
    Here forever
    The spiral never ends

    Why are we feeling something's familiar around us?
    Are we just dreaming?
    Always we search for the answers but nothing is found
    We'll fly away again

    I will fly away again
    Oh, I will fly away again

    I feel rain pouring down
    I wait to rot away
    Live again
    Here forever
    The spiral never ends

    Rot away
    Live again
    Here forever
    The spiral never ends

    I feel rain pouring down
    I wait to rot away
    Live again
    Here forever
    The spiral never ends

    Rot away
    Live again
    Here forever
    The spiral never ends

    It never ends

    I will fly away again
    Oh, I will fly away again


    A forty nine year old unidentified man went berserk last night opening fire with a 12 gauge shotgun in a crowded restaurant ...............

  6. RE: I feel like singing......

    Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 12:35 PM

    Have we lost the spark or guide?
    What's the latest on the screen?
    Can't be too late to turn around
    I need all the help from you

    I need to find
    Something to blame for a long lost time

    I am running from something that I don't know
    I am searching for something, which way to go?
    I am trying to separate what's real
    I'm running in a wheel

    Is it dark or is it bright?
    What's the latest on the screen?
    Please tell me my name
    I haven't checked it today

    I am running from something that I don't know
    I am searching for something, which way to go?
    I am trying to separate what's real
    I'm running in a wheel

    From green to red our days pass by
    Waiting for a sign to tell us why
    Are we dancing all alone?

    Collect some stars to shine for you
    And start today 'cause there's only a few
    A sign of times my friend

    My friend, avoid infinity
    Are you for real?

    Just scratch the surface
    And you will find
    Something to blame for a long lost time

    From green to red our days pass by
    Waiting for a sign to tell us why
    Are we dancing all alone?

    Collect some stars to shine for you
    And start today 'cause there's only a few
    A sign of times my friend

    Just scratch the surface
    And you will find
    Something to blame for a long lost time

    From green to red our days pass by
    Waiting for a sign to tell us why
    Are we dancing all alone?

    Collect some stars to shine for you
    And start today 'cause there's only a few
    A sign of times my friend


    #FreeRandyBlythe

  7. Re: I feel like singing......

    Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 12:43 PM

    Can you put the name and artist, along with, as you are singing?

  8. Re: I feel like singing......

    Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 12:55 PM

    I kinda like that there's no artist name listed. No preconceptions. Allows you to appreciate the lyrics on their own merit.


    #FreeRandyBlythe

  9. Re: I feel like singing......

    Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 1:02 PM

    It does but I'm playing name that tune searching for what it is, if I wanna listen to it.

    Ok, I'll continue, don't want to ruin the thread

  10. Re: I feel like singing......

    Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 1:39 PM

    ~StangChick~ wrote:
    Things not what they used to be
    Missing one inside of me
    Deathly lost, this can't be real
    Cannot stand this hell I feel

    Emptiness is filling me
    To the point of agony


    These lyrics pierce my heart...the first time I heard the song after losing Marley I completely lost it.

  11. Re: I feel like singing......

    Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 1:39 PM

    razor_wire wrote:
    I watched you walk away
    Hopeless, with nothing to say
    I strain my eyes
    Hoping to see you again


    LOVE THIS SONG!

  12. Re: I feel like singing......

    Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 1:45 PM

    Here's one I sing daily....

    Ritter, Rittier, bo-bitter
    Banana-fana-fo-fitter
    Mee-mi-mo-mitter
    Ritter!

    or....

    Ike, Ike, bo-bike
    Banana-fana-fo-fike
    Mee-mi-mo-mike
    Ike!

  13. Re: I feel like singing......

    Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 2:59 PM

    I Don't Want Feel Anymore
    It's Easier To Keep Falling
    Imitations Are Pale
    Emptiness.....All Tomorrows

    Haunted By Your Ghost...

    Lay Down, Black Gives Way To Blue
    Lay Down, I'll Remember You

    Fading Out By Design
    Conciously Avoiding Changes
    Curtain's Drawn Now It's Done
    Silencing All Tomorrows,

    Forcing A Goodbye...

    Lay Down, Black Gives Way To Blue
    Lay Down, I'll Remember You



    A forty nine year old unidentified man went berserk last night opening fire with a 12 gauge shotgun in a crowded restaurant ...............

  14. Re: I feel like singing......

    Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 1:10 PM

    i love that song. For Layne!! beautiful and Elton John on the piano

  15. Re: I feel like singing......

    Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 1:15 PM

    I like that song too. Gut wrenching.


    #FreeRandyBlythe

  16. Re: I feel like singing......

    Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 1:37 PM

    One more step and I could fall away
    If it happened would it matter?
    And I can't tell if I should go or stay
    Same old picture feels so hollow

    How can anybody know what's best for me?
    Another page I turn in shame
    And my decisions brought me to my knees
    I needed someone to blame

    I feel so hollow
    I feel so hollow
    Time to do what's best for me
    I believe I can change

    Once upon a time in broken dreams
    Reflections that I can't face
    So hold your breath and make a wish for me
    Take me to a better place

    Time always seems to be passing by
    It never waits for me
    If I could do it all one more time
    I wouldn't change a thing

    I feel so hollow
    (Feel so hollow)
    I feel so hollow
    (Feel so hollow)

    I feel so hollow
    (Feel so hollow)
    I feel so hollow
    (Feel so hollow)

    Time to do what's best for me
    I believe I can change

  17. Re: I feel like singing......

    Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 1:43 PM

    The Other B wrote:
    Time to do what's best for me
    I believe I can change


    YES

  18. Re: I feel like singing......

    Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 3:07 PM

    The Other B wrote:
    i love that song. For Layne!! beautiful and Elton John on the piano


    I love it too. The song is actually written underneath my JC95 crybaby.


    A forty nine year old unidentified man went berserk last night opening fire with a 12 gauge shotgun in a crowded restaurant ...............

  19. Re: I feel like singing......

    Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 5:17 PM

    The beast in me
    Is caged by frail and fragile bars
    Restless by day
    And by night rants and rages at the stars
    God help the beast in me

    The beast in me
    Has had to learn to live with pain
    And how to shelter from the rain
    And in the twinkling of an eye
    Might have to be restrained
    God help the beast in me

    Sometimes it tries to kid me
    That it's just a teddy bear
    And even somehow manage to vanish in the air
    And that is when I must beware
    Of the beast in me that everybody knows
    They've seen him out dressed in my clothes
    Patently unclear
    If it's New York or New Year
    God help the beast in me

    The beast in me

  20. Re: I feel like singing......

    Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 1:39 PM

    Long fat green, love what you do, so young must be nice
    Roll first class, limousine drool, packed house every night

    Hey rock star, got a cold beer? Sure you don't mind do you?
    Ain't life sweet, party non-stop, 24/7 - cool

    So proud would be your mother
    Anything you want, pick your lover
    From here looks so fine
    My god how your star shines

    Dying inside

    Live your dream, walk in those shoes, trade with you any time
    Worldwide name, freedom much fame, spinning gold song and rhyme

    So proud would be your mother
    Anything you want, pick your lover
    From here looks so fine
    My god how your star shines

    Dying inside

    My god how your star shines

    Dying inside

    Play, get paid, couple sports cars, sure you done paid your dues
    Big house own, no boss fun, lucky fuck wish I was you

    So proud would be your mother
    Anything you want, pick your lover
    From here looks so fine
    My god how your star shines

    Dying inside

    My god how your star shines

    Dying inside


    A forty nine year old unidentified man went berserk last night opening fire with a 12 gauge shotgun in a crowded restaurant ...............