Sound Of Surviving

Album: Every Mile Mattered (2017)
  • They told me
    I'd never get to tell my story
    Too many bullet holes
    It would take a miracle

    These voices
    Inside my head like poison
    Trying to steal my hope
    Silencing my soul

    But my story is only now beginning
    Don't try to write my ending
    Nobody gets to sing my song

    This is the sound of surviving
    This is my farewell to fear
    This is my whole heart deciding
    I'm still here, I'm still here
    And I'm not done fighting
    This is the sound of surviving

    These pieces
    The ones that left me bleeding
    Intended for my pain
    Became the gift you gave me
    I gathered those pieces into a mountain
    My freedom is in view
    I'm stronger than I knew

    And this hill is not the one I die on
    I'm going to lift my eyes and
    I'm going to keep on climbing

    I'm still here
    Say it to the ache, lying there awake
    Say it to your tears
    I'm still here
    Say it to the pain, say it to the rain
    Say it to your fear

    This is the sound of surviving
    This is my farewell to fear
    This is my whole heart deciding
    I'm still here, I'm still here
    And I'm not done fighting
    No, I'm not done fighting
    And I am still rising
    Rising, I'm still rising
    And I'm not done fighting
    This is the sound of surviving

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