Monroe Dispatch - No Struggle, No Progress

"THE TRACKS OF MY TEARS"

 

March 12, 2020



Thru my window pane, all I see pain.

My quarterback, halfback and tailback, been held back.

They ain’t running no plays, stuck in the same grade.

Since day one, I can’t save one, all of them are getting killed.

I can’t pay no bills, done double checked.

I ain’t got no check, in my mailbox.

The hands on the clock, says I’m out of time.

The only job I can find, is doing dirt.

But, the pain don’t hurt, it’s been killed by pills.

One day I’m gone steal, my way out of this hell.

My mind is like a jail, that ain’t got no bars.

I can’t see no stars, they’re scared...



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