There was once a time I came out of my shell-
Fully disposed to the endless joy and optimism
The world had to offer.
But like a falling star, I fell-
I fell to the ground of the Earth, then to the
Fiery molten core of the Earth.
It was this pit,
This constricting and suffocating pit,
Where I became exposed to the
It has no decency,
It has no mercy.
It is one gargantuan glob of bitterness,
Cruel in its pursuit to limit-
Limit potential, limit the hopes, and crush the
No longer was progress inevitable, endless-
No longer did I see the
Light in my days.
For there was no light-
Only darkness now existed in the
Lying, disillusioned world of
In the Skern I am to stay,
In the Skern I will remain, until the
Fleeting light of optimism, until the
Fleeting light of illusionment
At long last