You break me down

You build me up
you break me down
I am under your control
I can’t escape
I’m at your fate
I don’t know what to do 

Love ain’t present
its pure control
No affection
its getting old 

you heel me in
you keep me down
your power is far too strong
I cannot fight
I’m not that strong
all I can do is to hang on 

hypnotizing power
killing cold and like a shower
Once I was a blooming flower
now I’m withered – life is over 

Can I do it?
Can I survive?
Can I fight my way back out?
Give me strength, and mighty power
out of darkness into light
maybe life still has a chance?

by karina brandt, April 2013