I'm Coming Around

("As the World Burns")

by Zamounde Allie

I am tired
So tired
Let my spirit free
Oh Lord 
I have traveled all the seas
But everywhere there is treachery
Closed my eyes but still eyes see
Ran for cover but the rains filtered deep and wide
Floated on your shoulder and slipped
Will you catch me?
My ears do hear
and they see
for the spirit deciphers many things
The image was of mine trying to change my history
No sin out weighs the other
Why do I feel so heavy?
Lord, hear me
I  know your number
but I don't have correct change
Can I make a collect call?
I am weak
you make me strong but meek
I am listening
I understand
I have to make a choice
between you, or me
No scales to stand on
No measure of guilt
Say it loud
and let the whole world 
know of the Trinity
This proclamation has no worldly clout
it's an agreement with a spiritual guarantee.
Hello, Hello?
"The number you have reached has been disconnected,
please enter thirty-five cents to continue this call"
I'm tired 
So tired
It seems as though I'm always short changed
but I will try again
Just before "Pay Day"

I'm Coming Around ("As the World Burns") by Zamounde Allie

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