May 24, 2020

Holding On

by Douglas Blaine Matthews (author's profile)


Holdin on
Chorus Sometimes you got to hold on,
low background voice Hold on tight, Don't let go
'cause in this world some things go wrong,
" Ain't nothin' perfect in this world
And if you keep holding on
" wrap your hands around it and hold on for dear life
You can only keep growin' strong

A day full of peace but the sun feel quick/ this
voice on the phone, the devil playing a trick/
He's trying to take somethin' from me, and hearts that's
mine/the one in my chest still beats but the other 2's dyin'/
I get to the ICU and there she was/my baby in her
belly and her hair soaked in blood/
Lord NO! Inside, I fell to my knees/this is hell,
So I feel, beggin' him please/
You know what you gotta do -------/
Low background
voice praying -> Please God, Don't take them from me.

If you gotta take them then take me too-----/
" -> I can't live without them Lord, I just can't do it.
If their hearts stop beatin'------/
" -> Betta' take mine too.
Then I'll lose all feelin'------/

Verse 2:

I might go crazy, I might lose it all/ I ain't
know what I'd do but I knew I'd fall/I needed
help but the chronic wasn't calmin' my nerves/I
turned to alcohol but the boo's came with the birds/
I'd sit and watch her as her chest rose and fell/
That life machine sounded like a soldier from hell/
That clicking sound and the way the air cried/
But it brought my baby's back after they died/
So I made a deal with God, prayed it every night/
That if he gave 'em back to me I'd straighten my life/
So if you take 'em now, God you dead wrong/
But I pray once again you let 'em breathe on their own/



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GN22 Posted 6 months, 1 week ago. ✓ Mailed 6 months ago   Favorite
Thanks for writing! I finished the transcription for your post.

What a beautiful song.

Stay safe and healthy, my guy.

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