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When every whisper was a siren
And every sound, an alarm to my ears
He gave me silence

When every mumble pointed a finger
And every grumble, accused of my fears
He gave me solitude

And when every dream was a nightmare
And every whim, a cause to be scared
He gave me rest

Oh! What a great God He is!
Amen. Hallelujah!
Oh! What joy! What Joy!
It is to love the Lord

To celebrate without restraint
His grace unto us ward

In His presence, we are blameless
For the debts of sin were paid
When the Son of Man
For man's own sake
Descended to the grave

Oh! What joy! What Joy!
It is to follow Him

To walk the path least trodden
For the glory of our King

In His presence, we are blameless
For the debts of sin were paid
When the Son of Man
For man's own sake
Descended to the grave.

Oh! What joy! What Joy!
It is to serve in faith

Believing in a morrow where
We march amongst the saints

In His presence, we are blameless
For the debts of sin were paid
When the Son of Man
For man's own sake
Descended to the grave.
A lighter heart I have not felt
Since fear and doubt within it dwelt
With chains and shackles roundabout
A straight jacket on love

I thought I felt as others do
As free to love, as free to coo
Until I had to coo to you
Until I had to coo to you

A jingle jangle awkward dance
This was the form of my advance
With two left feet I tried to Waltz
With each left foot I found some faults

I thought I felt as others do
As free to love, as free to coo
Until I had to coo to you
Until I had to coo to you

A startled bull in China shop
A bungling fool, more clumsied up
You had me when you said "Hello"
What did I say? Uh... I don't know?

I thought I felt as others do
As free to love, as free to coo
Until I had to coo to you
Until I had to coo to you

Until I had to coo to you
I thought I felt as others do
As free to love, as free to coo
Turns out in fact, that was untrue.
You're a day over twenty,
Or a year, or nine more
So it's time to get hassled
For we have been keeping score

You may not feel it, but you're lonely
And you've got to find a spouse
You may not know it, but you're homely
And you need to buy a house

When we call you "twenty-something"
It just means we've had enough
It's a sign we think you're ready
To find love, and kids, and stuff

So start looking and stop slacking!
We are sure it will pay off
And speaking of getting paid
Find a job, the market's tough

Look, we know that you are sceptic
And we know, that you're afraid
Yes we know, you don't feel ready
But we're sick of your delays

Step it up, young man or woman
It is time to do your part
Best read "Twen [T minus something]"
It counts down, until you start.

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In the last month, I've started 2 blogs: each dedicated to one of my varied interests. I'm posting weekly, and hoping I can keep this up. So if any of you care to have a read, here they are:

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Damola Mabogunje
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I am an author, a programmer, and a dabbler in digital art. I like to try my hand at everything. But mostly, I like to write. So take a good look around and see if there's anything you like! :D
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Sirlogan997 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015
Thanks for the favorite:)
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Mabogunje Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
No problem.
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fradarlin Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thanks for the llama!! :squee:
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Mabogunje Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
You're welcome :)
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fradarlin Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
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