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When My Faith Was Strong – Jake Allen Sharp

Seems like everyone I know is feeling stress beyond measure When did the worries of this world take away our pleasure Not enough money, and too much to do There is sickness, sadness and anxiety too If you take it all away, there is a beating heart And a longing in your soul for a […]

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Reflections of a broken man – Jake Allen Sharp

I look at myself in mirror that is broken Fragments of thoughts that I leave unspoken Shattered dreams and empty expectations I am only a victim of my own limitations Reflections of a broken man I think of every busted plan Reflections of this broken man Source: Reflections of a broken man – Jake Allen […]

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Beautiful Sunset – Jake Allen Sharp

The sunset is beautiful behind the Autumn Leaves The wind is cold and blowing colors from the trees I understand that seasons and people change Lives fall apart and only memories remain My thoughts are like leaves being scattered by the wind Daylight disappears and the night is not my friend I will lie alone, […]

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Sunday Morning from a Neon Night – Jake Allen Sharp

Its Saturday night I’m going out To the neon lights to scream and shout It’s going to be a good night I can feel it Hey watch my drink you better not spill it SUNDAY MORNING FROM A NEON NIGHT WITHOUT A WARNING I SAW THE LIGHT HONKEY TONK ANGELS TO A SUNDAY CHOIR LORD […]

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Sleep – Jake Allen Sharp

Sleep is so seductive My mistress of choice She lures me to bed With an intoxicating voice I close my eyes And deeply I fall Why must I awaken From dreams I can’t recall? Source: Sleep – Jake Allen Sharp

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Modern-day Outlaw – Jake Allen Sharp

Now I’m a modern-day outlaw I’ll break the rules just to numb my pain Now the doctor won’t help me feed the beast inside my brain Behind the wheel of my car down a bad road I drive I feel like I’m spiraling just trying to stay alive I’m a modern-day outlaw Buying pills when […]

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Goodbye, Adderall – Jake Allen Sharp

Tuesday afternoon, I had my last Adderall. I have a prescription, or had a prescription…somewhere. I have lost it. Having recently moved, and started a new job, I do not yet have insurance. T… Source: Goodbye, Adderall – Jake Allen Sharp