Challenge hollow cries to become whispers in the dark.
Silence old echoes with fresh whispers in the dark.
Yesterday's despair cannot keep us apart.
Our lives are the brush strokes in God's masterpiece of art.
Each rhythmic beat is a paint stroke of life's art.
Let your actions be the gilded frame on Cupid's work of art.
It symbolizes love, in all of life's fine art.
That big symbol of love, in life's fine work of art.
Don't take this gift for granted, Get up and do your part.
Regather what mattered before it all came apart.
Be the kindling to the embers and let love's fire start.
Each beat repeats, with the promise of brand new starts.
Start a rhythm of caring, and let the healing start.
There may be many rhythms , but each one plays a part.
Let's all become the vital signs, that only love imparts.
Step into the lifeline, that each new beat imparts.
Creating a new normal, has become a form of art.
All this pent up energy, is like lightning in the dark.
Hands reach out, hearts connect, smiles light up the dark.
It felt like life had flatlined with all the stops and starts.
It cuts right through the stillness of our time apart.
The power of this energy will pierce us like a dart.
The hunger for this energy, is truly off the charts.
The rawness of this energy is really off the charts.
You can almost taste the energy, the hunger for fresh starts.
Join hands and feel the jolt of our fresh start.
There's nothin' like the high of brand new starts!
Life had kind of flatlined in the time we were apart.
The fire in our souls, just might erupt in sparks.
Passions ignite, souls on fire. Fresh dreams, new starts.
Fiery passions ignite from so long apart.
Old echo's in the canyons, become voices of new starts.
Voices to hear, faces to touch, the promise of brand new starts.
Spread the newfound energy, we've been too long apart.
(this one's kind of silly, but it popped into my head! LOL)... It's like we all went shopping and kindness filled our carts.
Reignite connections, we've been too long apart.
Fragile spirits disappear as we reconnect the dots.
Connect the dots of energy and let the new dreams start,
Let those vibes of goodness, pierce you like a dart.
Hard to stay afloat in this ever changing tide.
We're so tired of swimming in the tears we've cried.
The wish for the closeness of whispered words is growing ever stronger.
The echo's that have filled our ears can't go on much longer.
The echo's we were hearing, no longer fill our ears.
The faces of the ones we missed, finally more clear.
Voices to hear, faces to touch. Lonely too long, we've missed so much.
Voices and faces reconnected, starting to mend what we neglected.
(resubmit)Life's been so uncertain, it's such a universal burden. Now's the time to raise our voices and respect each other's choices.
Learn all the words to the song that your heart sings.
Don't spill yesterdays pain on the fabric of your tomorrows.
The spilling of yesterday's pain, won't leave a stain on the fabric of our tomorrows.
The hope we plant today will bloom with brighter tomorrows.
Throw off the weight of that blanket of gloom. Wrap yourself in the sheer joy that looms.
Refuse to give up your rose colored glasses.
(partial resubmit)Let goodness burn in all our hearts. Within ourselves is where it starts. We'll rise...
When people are together, stars seem to shine a little brighter.
We could all stand to laugh a little louder and hug a little tighter.
When people are together, the stars seem to shine a little brighter.
We would love to laugh a little louder and hug a little tighter.
Enjoy the feeling of a good warm hug, give in to your heartstrings tug.
Savor the joy of a hug and kiss, dare to dwell on things you've missed.
Savor the sweetness of joy renewed, cuz' lately life's been too darn blue.
(partial resubmit) Please put an open sign in the window of your heart.
It's so nice to be together, we could use a brand new start.
Memories, like pages are written in our hearts. It's time to write a chapter telling of new starts.
Like the sunrise, we have risen too, our hearts and souls are tired of feeling blue.
Don't carry yesterday, heavy on your heart. Lay it down and let tomorrow start.
(resubmit)Plant your feet in the direction, that your heart wants to go.
Don’t have to move real fast, it’s ok to take it slow.
Reach out an empty hand, let kindness take a hold.
Open up a fragile heart, respect can warm the cold.
It's so great to see the newfound smiles, on the faces of those who braved the miles.
Let the bright sun make you shade your eyes, may starlight fill your night time skies.
A photo of a friend or lover, held close to your heart. The image of the new found smiles, hints at brand new starts.
We might be tired, but we will not be broken, because kindness and respect have spoken.
Don't let the hard times spread like a cancer, love and respect are a much better answer, one that will bring us above.
A picture tells a story, that may well be true. Let's hope our new pictures are sunny, cuz' life can be funny and lately it's been so damn blue. (can use "darn" if the other is inappropriate)
A picture tells a story, we all know that's true, There's so many friends and lovers waiting to share one with you.
Some will find the closeness daunting, but isn't loneliness much more haunting?
The whispers can now be heard, and one look will speak a thousand words.
Close the gaps, bridge the distance, find the path of least resistance.
Close the gaps, close the distance. But, be respectful of the resistance.
Let the whispers turn into laughter, a brighter future is what we've all been after.
Let those whispers turn into roars, this is what we've been waiting for.
Let's help each other right the wrongs, renew the sense that we belong.
Think of what mattered before it was scattered and all the uncertainty grew.
Dare to find more days, that thrill and amaze, the future is waiting for you!
Lay down the sins of yesterday, cuz' they will haunt you. Tomorrow's a brand new day, old tears can't taunt you!
Be the soft breeze on someone's face, the gentle smile on lips to trace.Be there to find new dreams to chase.
Plant your feet in the direction, that your heart wants to go.
Don't have to move fast, it's ok to take it slow.
We'll be alright, we'll be okay, plan for tomorrow, live for today.
Time will be our jury and our judge, It does no good to hold a grudge.
With open eyes and open hearts, pull together, not apart.
Plant seeds of change to ground your soul, let compassion be our goal.
Let's dream the same dream, let's join hands. Spread compassion, take a stand. (or.. Spread compassion across the land.)
(resubmit) These times are so uncertain, such a universal burden.
Tell the silence to take a bow, Let our voices take the prow.
Let silence be an old refrain, Make our voices heard again.
Tell the silence to take a bow, Let's put our voices at the prow.
Wind and rain don't always bring pain, love can lift you above it.
Be a flame that starts the fire, let brotherhood be your desire.
Darkness will pass, Finally, at last, love will lift us above it.
Tread gently on the fragile hearts, within ourselves it where it starts.
The sun will return, we've finally learned, the wind and the rain don't always bring pain. Love can lift us above it.
(edit of previous submission): The sun will return and we finally have learned, that the wind and the rain don't always bring pain and love can lift us above it.
Get some rest and dry your eyes, it's time for us to turn the tide.
Tread gently on the splintered hearts, within ourselves is where it starts.
The sun will return, and we need to learn that the wind and rain don't always bring pain and love can lift us above it.
Please...Be the flame that starts the fire. Let brotherhood be your desire. Let goodness burn in all our hearts. Within ourselves is where it starts. We'll rise...
Let sweet words tumble from your lips, use a gentle brush of fingertips. These fragile hearts need tending, the splintered souls need mending.
Climb out of those tangled vines and bury all the sorrow. It's time to dig new ground and plant the seeds of our tomorrows.
Oh people, (or similar lead in) Be the rainbow in that rain, feel that wind across your face. Be the shoulder for someone's pain. Let's start to heal this human race.
Feel the soft breeze across your face, and know that new dreams are yours to chase.
Let love and friendship right the wrongs, feel new roots growing deep and strong.
Plant new roots, deep and strong, let love and friendship right the wrongs.
Let new roots take hold, deep and strong.
And trust that you're where you belong.
We are the links in this rusty chain of life. We've held our own, through tragedy and strife.
Sincerity unlocks the guarded heart, and we all hold that key.
One look can speak a thousand words and let us know we're seen.
So many locked and guarded hearts, searching for a key.
Looking in each other's eyes for some sincerity.
Oh people, (or similar lead in) Be the sunshine in the rain, be a shoulder for someone's pain. We gotta reach for higher ground, we gotta ---STOP-- and turn this thing around!
Respect the fragile hearts, so twisted with mistrust.
Help rebuild the dreams that crumbled into dust.
Restless nights and tear stained eyes, can you hear the peoples cries?
Hearts that feel like jagged holes, let's start to mend these splintered souls.
Bruised hearts and tear stained eyes, listen to the heavy sighs. Respect each other, hear the cries. It's time to cling to faith in ties that bind.
Respect each other restore the trust, rebuild the dreams that turned to dust.
End the sadness, end the sorrow. Restore the faith in our tomorrow.
Open eyes and open hearts, here and now is where it starts.
We really have been blind, trying to read each others mind. It's time to listen to the voices and respect each others choices.
We can ease each other's burdens, help to heal the hurtin', if we just unite our voices and respect each other's choices.
The voice of brotherhood, has been silent far too long. If we respect each other's choices, this road won't seem so long.
Stand next to each other, together we'll be strong. If we respect each other's choices, the road won't seem so long.
They say there's strength in numbers and the line of us is long, If we unite our voices, we'll be a million strong.
Let's lay down this heavy burden of a life that's so uncertain. It's time to raise our voices and start to respect each others choices.
Life's been so uncertain, it's such a universal burden.
Now's the time to raise our voices and respect each other's choices.
These times have been uncertain, people have been hurtin', it's time to raise our voices and respect each other's choices.
The expression on our faces, speak a thousand words. It's time to use our voices to make our feelings heard.
The voice of brotherhood, has been silent for too long.
An open heart, a simple word, can start to right the wrongs.
There are ties that need rebinding, it's okay to take it slow. It's been so long since we've let our true selves show.
When you feel like you're drowning, you need to reach for higher ground.
There's still goodness out there, let's spread it all around.
We all need reminding that there are rainbows in a storm, Please don't let the loneliness become our future norm.
Let your old self show, it's okay to take it slow, we need reminding, there are rainbows in the storm and ties that need rebinding.
We've nothing left to lose, it's up to us to choose, Let's choose kindness & respect.
Share your umbrella in the rain, take the loss for someone's gain.
Let this chaos be the fuel, that ignites that golden rule. We may still stand apart, but a simple smile is a start
These times they are uncertain, it's a universal burden. Now more than ever, we must come together.
Push through the solitude, like water quenching thirst. Search for the best of times, and let go of the worst.
Open up your heart, let kindness show it's face, let it shine down and begin to heal this human race.
Send out vibes of kindness that pierce like little darts, Put out the "open" sign in the window of your heart.
We have felt like we are drowning, we need to reach for higher ground.
Let this chaos be the fuel that makes our hearts ignite, stumble out of darkness, and dance into the light.
Let this chaos be the fuel that makes your heart ignite, laugh away the darkness and dance into the light.
Lay down your weight, have faith in ties that bind.
(resubmit)There'll be more days that will thrill and amaze us, this I hope is true. Can you tell from the outside, that my soul is splintered too?
So many hopes and dreams, that crumbled into dust.
If you can't find one in your heart, I could loan you mine.
Hearts are full of anger and twisted with mistrust
Oh people can you help me, to bring kindness back in style?
I'd like to gather all the frowns and throw them in a pile
I wish I could collect the frowns, and turn them upside down.
Look back through your old photos, it's probably been a while
I respect your right to choose, but why not choose to smile
If only kindness were a phone line we could dial
I'll smile anyway, cuz kindness travels miles
Hearts are bruised, it might take a while
Please put an "open" sign in the window of your heart, Let kindness wash your soul, and pierce you like a dart.
I'm holding out for good to show it's face, shine down and heal this human race.
There'll be more days that will thrill and amaze us, this I hope is true. Can you tell from the outside, that my soul is splintered too?
I want to shout to people, Be the truth that smothers lies. Try to see your world through someone else's eyes.
On the streets I see the faces of such splintered souls, I long to feed them kindness, and tell them, don't let hatred take control.