Simon van Gend

Simon van Gend

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succumb

Written By: simon van gend

when you're feeling sad and heavy in your heart, succumb.
when there's nothing left for you to do but cry, succumb.
when the feelings rage inside you and they're breaking down your walls and tearing down your doors, succumb.

when you're breathing heavy and you're toiling in the heat of the sun,
and the rock that you're breaking is the aching that is making you numb,
feel the pull of all your pain, it'll suck you to the bottom, it'll spit you on the banks again.

don't let your behaviour be controlled by how they told you to be
let your sentiments be exactly how you felt them to be when you were three

when you're feeling slight and frightened of the light, succumb.
when you wanna go where nobody could know, succumb.
when the feelings rage inside you and they're breaking down your walls and tearing down your doors, succumb

don't let your behaviour be controlled by how they told you to be
let your sentiments be exactly how you felt them to be when you were three

I don't know if what i say is helping anyone in anyway, but still i ramble on like this and hope that someone gets my drift

when you're in the clutch of all that's too much with no-one to touch succumb (repeat 3 times)

hibernate

Written By: simon van gend

You hibernate inside your head where no-one sees your freedom’s dead.
You’re causing all your pheremones to show the world you smell alone.
You can’t get back the things you love, you try you fail you don’t give up.
You can’t create the will to sing and self help books don’t help a thing.

You’re holding out for someone kind to come along and change your mind.
You dream the same thing every night, the barking dog, the birds in flight.
And like to like, your darkened soul still tends towards the darkest hole
Where all the comfort you will find’s in tears for what you’ve left behind.

Someday you’re gonna free yourself and fly away from all this shame
rest down in the fields of kindness never wonder who’s to blame
and pour out in a river of sadness cool yourself in the gentle rain
and listen to your heart beat slowly, love’s a song that you’ll be singing again

you complicate the simple things with thoughts that fly on broken wings
you burn with things you can’t explain, they fight for space inside your brain
you think you’ve found a friend to trust he tells you you should lighten up
and so you wander off alone, to the lonely place you’ve made your home

you’re never gonna be your mamas boy you know
and daddy’s gonna wish he’d put you on ship, sent you on a trip, given you the slip
and every little thing you love you’ve got to let go
cause and effect leads you to the next, nothing to correct, love the effect