Aerial Skydive 1992

from by The Shy Retirer



I came into this world with nothing, but an umbilical cord
Delicately caressed and embraced by the affection it could afford

My cord and wings were clipped from the hatch
As I was groomed to hold on close and latch
But I know I was destined to soar
Away from this life tied to the floor

I will be an angel

From as much as I've been shown,
Our purpose isn't set in stone
So I'll rise above the tide
Taking flight towards the lights when I glide

Away from a life tied to the floor,
I swore I was destined to soar
Yet when I ascend and fly around,
I bend my wings then hit the ground

I won't be an angel
No, I will be an angel.


from Clarity, released December 25, 2014



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