I’m writing this to you Telling you we’re through I can’t take you anymore Don’t know what I liked you for All you did was wear me out Now I know what you’re all about
You came to me with promise and joy Now look at all the things you destroy Families, lives, bank accounts you see You ruined it all with one little tease Look at the way you make me feel Then you take it all and want me to steal
Why can’t you just go and hide Somewhere far away where I’ll never find Everyone at home doesn’t understand How you rip me apart, then lend me a hand I keep coming back thinking inside Maybe this time I’ll make you my bride
Then I sit and wonder why Why do you really want me to die Thousands and thousands come to you Hoping and praying you’ll help them through Then they fall for your lending hand Only to realize you’re nothing but a scam
You promised me heaven and sent me to hell You ruined my life and then wished me well Watch me now as I go on my way I’m washing myself of all of your pain So you and your power can just leave me be I’m taking my life and setting it free
I destroy homes, tear families apart, take your children, and that’s just the start. I’m more costly than diamonds, more costly than gold, the sorrow I bring is a sight to behold.
And if you need me, remember I’m easily found, I live all around you, in schools and in town. I live with the rich, I live with the poor, I live down the street, and maybe next door.
My power is awesome; try me you’ll see, but if you do, you may NEVER break free. Just try me once and I might let you go, but try me twice, and I’ll own your soul.
When I possess you, you’ll steal and you’ll lie. You do what you have to just to get high. The crimes you’ll commit, for my narcotic charms will be worth the pleasure you’ll feel in your arms.
You’ll lie to your mother; you’ll steal from your dad When you see their tears, you should feel sad. But you’ll forget your morals and how you were raised, I’ll be your conscience, I’ll teach you my ways.
I take kids from parents, and parents from kids, I turn people from god, and separate friends. I’ll take everything from you, your looks and your pride, I’ll be with you always, right by your side.
You’ll give up everything… your family, your home… your friends, your money, then you’ll be alone. I’ll take and take, till you have nothing more to give. When I’m finished with you you’ll be lucky to live.
If you try me be warned this is no game. If given the chance, I’ll drive you insane. I’ll ravish your body; I’ll control your mind. I’ll own you completely; your soul will be mine.
The nightmares I’ll give you while lying in bed, the voices you’ll hear from inside your head, the sweats, the shakes, the visions you’ll see; I want you to know, these are all gifts from me.
But then it’s too late, and you’ll know in your heart, that you are mine, and we shall not part. You’ll regret that you tried me, they always do, but you came to me, not I to you.
You knew this would happen. Many times you were told, but you challenged my power, and chose to be bold. You could have said no, and just walked away, If you could live that day over, now what would you say?
I’ll be your master; you will be my slave, I’ll even go with you, when you go to your grave. Now that you have met me , what will you do? Will you try me or not? Its all up to you.
I can bring you more misery than words can tell. Come take my hand, I’ll take you to hell!