Payback

I came here to escape
All the things that I have done
And in my life I’ve put
All my troubles on the run

My life’s been full of indecision
And of last resorts
Something tells me to give up
But I only, I only retort:

That the silky smooth waves
That roll up to the shore
Come crashing down upon the beach
Like payback at my door

Nothing’s done too soon,
Yet everything must wait
Until I’ve figured out
What to love and what to hate

Now I’m there and then I’m here
I’ve known so many places
But memory does what it wants
It sleeps, or else it chases

And the silky smooth waves…

Here I am
Where am I?
Here I am
Where am I?

Both my legs are wet from the water
Both my arms are dried by the air
Sometimes I sink deep into the dirt
Sometimes there is fire everywhere

Still there is no human motivation
Like the threat and the promise that we die
Sometimes I find myself calling my name
Wondering who will reply…

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Jeff Mach is an author, playwright, event creator, and certified Villain. You can always pick up his bestselling first novel, "There and NEVER, EVER BACK AGAIN"—or, indeed, his increasingly large selection of other peculiar books. If you'd like to talk more to Jeff, or if you're simply a Monstrous Creature yourself, stop by @darklordjournal on Twitter, or The Dark Lord Journal on Facebook.

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