here i am,
with a prayer –
i want love to come over me in this life i live.
i never intended to do no harm or hurt nobody,
i’m shackled to regret
& it’s been months
i been sittin’ here depressed.
feelin’ as hollow
as a empty jug container –
fill me up lord.
i’m tired & temperamental now.
i just want a swig of that hope you been passin’
i see smilin’ faces right ’round me
& this bottle of hennessy ain’t did nothin’
to help me get what they done got –
i’m just dizzy drownin’ in the doubts.
just give me a chance to be yours,
promise i’s take all the right steps towards you,
if you guide me.
see, once i lay this here bottle down,
i lay my life down wit’it.
i’m jus askin for rest,
sweet lord – i don’t wanna be weary no more.
& as you raise up,
bring me with ya.
i wanna take wings
up one of them angels up there
& fly away from here.