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Crowded Hall

Crowded Hall

These halls feel crowded 

Smothering me 

So many voices 

I need to feel free


Walking faster towards you 

I know you’ll be there 

Just give me a few more minutes 

I’m coming I swear 


The crowd seems to increase 

Holding me away 

I’m struggling to get past 

Please just stay 


I can see your door 

The light is shining bright 

I’m almost there 

I will continue to fight 


Farther away you start to feel 

As my feet seem to stall

I am struggling for breath 

In this crowded hall 


Please don’t give up 

I’m almost there 

Soon the crowd will cease 

I am coming I swear 


Looking beyond the crowd 

My breath is knocked out 

Your light has vanished 

Are you even around 


Tears of frustration 

Why is everyone here 

Why aren’t my feet moving 

Why are you not there 


The hall begins to lengthen 

Now you're far away 

What is going on 

Why didn’t you stay 


I hear a buzzing 

It’s getting louder in my ear

What is this noise 

I am starting to fear


Jolted out of my sleep 

I hit my alarm 

You’re not far away 

I’m inside your arms 


Just another dream 

Leaving me to ponder

If you’re near me 

Why does my mind wonder?


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