This one came after a talk with one of my teammates in the Army. He was feeling lost and this came out after we got done talking.

I Searched for Reason

 

I searched for reason today
But couldn’t find it.


I looked in life

I looked in the bottle 
but both remained empty. 


I tried to die today 
But I couldn’t find the way
I was pulled from in front of me

 

So I will find something to do
Hopefully something worthwhile.


I will fight the elements that hold me
And I will care never again.

 

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And it's just not nice, so don't do it. Be nice, it feels better, I promise.