In the basement

The ties were strong, but now they fray
my family ties all went away

I'm standing on my own
but standing here, I stand alone

No, I don't need them
holding me up
I don't need what they offer
I've had enough

I can stand on my own two feet
though I lost the battle
I won't admit defeat

'You don't need them now'
its my bitter self hissing
but my newly broke hearts says
'Something is missing'

Author's Notes/Comments: 

for my mom, and my brothers and sisters. They are whats missing.

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