top of page

Hold On by Adam Labeaux

I can’t choose between you and myself

Cut me loose. Win or lose the ice will melt

Two by two, with plastic brooms we clean the cage

Can we make it through life in this zoo another day?

Wait a minute. We can get right in it. Everything is spinning.

Then we seem to be

Looking down, at the ground, all around, living loud

Feeling we’ve been cheated, history repeated, following the

leader. When it’s time to be there

They’re behind the lines, behind the times, behind the lies, (they’re) on both sides

Truth and treat it. Conceive and seed it. If we’re gonna beat it, then we’re gonna need to see

Spit and sweat. You can bet, it’s not the worst, ain’t seen it yet

I believe that you can be the what you want the world to be

So, hold on now!

What do we do, skeleton crew? We are the last

Wave after wave. Captain crazed, lashed to the mast

No land in sight. [We/You] must fight to stay alive

It’s the last big boon. If you believe it’s true, we can survive

The sun will set. But you can bet we’ll light the stage

And we will dance, like it’s our last chance to [turn/burn] the page

Like lightning glass; it happens fast. [We’ll/You’ll] be reborn

With tender skin, that’s paper thin, but can’t be torn

10 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Brace Face by Adam Labeaux

S’been so long since you got a break (Seems the) wind comes in (and starts) knocking down everything you make Got no pillow. Got no bed. You never get to/no rest Don’t seem right you up all night look

Clutch by Adam Labeaux

Press hard on the pedal Free the wheels It’s a range of motion It’s a change of gears And I can see it spinning. But I don’t know who’s winning, or why I’m here It’s a long way back from the river hom

Don't Listen by Adam Labeaux

Do you remember November? No? Get out while you can Winter’s here It’s a cold night But it’ll be right where you left it But, but where you gonna be now? I’ve been falling asleep at the wheel And I___


bottom of page