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  1. But you must persist…

     

    You’ll be warned,

    You may be ordered,

    But you must persist.

    Otherwise they’ll

    Trap you with

    your fears.

     

    You’ll be warned,

    You may be ordered,

    But you must persist.

    Otherwise they’ll

    Confound you with

    their words.

     

    You’ll be warned,

    You may be ordered,

    But you must persist.

    Otherwise they’ll

    rob you of

    what’s yours.

     

    You’ll be warned,

    You may be ordered,

    But you must persist.

    Otherwise they’ll

    Teach you to fear your

    neighbour

     

    You’ll be warned,

    You may be ordered,

    But you must persist.

    Otherwise they’ll

    Teach you to doubt yourself

    Rather than distrust them.

    Sh

  2. The demon’s redemption

     

    You thought the angels had turned their back on you.

    So you welcomed the demon reaching for your hand.

    You thought the demon hated you.

    So you welcomed the punishment and pain.

    You thought the demon wanted to beat you.

    Not realising your redemption

    Was his too.

    Sh