Leave it all behind (c.)2013 Giovanna Sclafani

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Lost in time
Lost in space
Lost in this place
Called the human race.It’s a dog eat dog world
With our ego’s all intact
And our heads in a swirl
And that’s a fact

Good versus Evil
Who will win the race?
And cross the finish line first,
Pushing and shoving money in their face
Greed is the driving thirst.

So you’ve won,
Before they’ve begun.
You’ve won the grand prize,
A stack of money green.
But love you’ve never seen.
So you run and hide.
In your island in the sun,
While the jealous one’s chide,
Your life has just begun.

Can your wealth bring love?
Can you really know this is true?
Leave it all behind when you die,
For the reapers are never shy
To steal it all away
Hurdled in corners dark
Waiting to get their part
While you lay in a cold dark tomb
They will spend your wealth
With sins done in stealth.

And your cold body now shivers,
To the naked bones where you lie,
On the day that you die
You’ll leave it all behind
Never mind to worry
Never you mind
You’ll have to leave it all behind.

by Giovanna Sclafani (c.)2013

Photo: Leave it all behind</p><br />
<p>Lost in time<br /><br />
Lost in space<br /><br />
Lost in this place<br /><br />
Called the human race.</p><br />
<p>It's a dog eat dog world<br /><br />
With our ego's all intact<br /><br />
And our heads in a swirl<br /><br />
And that’s a fact</p><br />
<p>Good versus Evil<br /><br />
Who will win the race?<br /><br />
And cross the finish line first,<br /><br />
Pushing and shoving money in their face<br /><br />
Greed is the driving thirst.</p><br />
<p>So you've won,<br /><br />
Before they've begun.<br /><br />
You've won the grand prize,<br /><br />
A stack of money green.<br /><br />
But love you've never seen.<br /><br />
So you run and hide.<br /><br />
In your island in the sun,<br /><br />
While the jealous one's chide,<br /><br />
Your life has just begun.</p><br />
<p>Can your wealth bring love?<br /><br />
Can you really know this is true?<br /><br />
Leave it all behind when you die,<br /><br />
For the reapers are never shy<br /><br />
To steal it all away<br /><br />
Hurdled in corners dark<br /><br />
Waiting to get their part<br /><br />
While you lay in a cold dark tomb<br /><br />
They will spend your wealth<br /><br />
With sins done in stealth.</p><br />
<p>And your cold body now shivers,<br /><br />
To the naked bones where you lie,<br /><br />
On the day that you die<br /><br />
You’ll leave it all behind<br /><br />
Never mind to worry<br /><br />
Never you mind<br /><br />
You’ll have to leave it all behind.</p><br />
<p>by Giovanna Sclafani (c.)2013
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