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Come Undone

Come Undone by Jackson Waters

There are ways that I've been fallin'


There are times that I've been so weak

There are moments, I hear redemption call them

But I'm too far down to speak



So come sweet fire of mercy, cover up my skin

Warm me like the sun, won't you let me in



To come, come undone

To come, come undone



There are scars that I've been hiding

There are ghosts that I do not name

There are closets i do not care to open

But they open all the same



So come sweet fire of mercy, cover up my skin

Warm me like the sun, won't you let me in



To come, come undone

To come, come undone

Cracks on the surface and the foundation is crumbling

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I have these lines on my hands; tons and tons of little lines all over my palms. I like to think that they’re “experience”. Sometimes, like today, I think they’re cracks. You can’t see them unless I show them to you; unless you’re looking for them. You can’t see them if you don’t get close enough. But they’re there.

I have all of these scars on my arms. Only one or two that were put there intentionally. They were put there by animals, mostly. The things I loved unconditionally that hurt me; left their mark on me. A few came from things I was careless with.

I was thinking about these things because I was staring at my hands today, wondering what they were capable of. What could these two hands do? They’ve made art, they’ve made music, they’ve made love, and they’ve caused pain… but could they really hurt something? Could they take a life? Could they destroy a life? Could they be used to cause irrevocable damage to a person or their mind?

I’m not sure.

I am sure that I have wanted th…