From the recording When Ravens Cry (Album)
Released December 11, 2015
Produced by Rio AKA KuntryBoyy
Written by JEREMIAH BLIGEN
You’re the reason why we are,
So we know that no-thing will go unfound.
That’s why no matter where we are,
so we know that all things will come around.
Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard place.
trying to be present while keeping food on the plate,
A son to go on (son gohan) in faith with a life to match,
cause our integrity's not for sell (cell) - phone jack
Im saying (Saiyan), no bull ma, we-wrestle-everyday (WWE)
with all manner of Cain (Kane) to survive a series (Survivor Series) of shame,
We pray, even with pain and sufferings due,
we will press to keep the appointment, knowing the surgeon is you.
You'll heal, taught the fatherless father, honor, to stand,
fighting nail and tooth, for truth, produce wisdom, a man.
even if mother doesnt make it through/
there is nothing I can give her,
better than her being with you,/
from paying a bill
to finding a spouse,/
if we never ride in a benz,
or purchase a house,/
family in the dungeon,
seeing low green./ (C-Lo Green)
living as an outcast (OutKast),
Trust the way you move,
This Elevator, SING./ (The Dungeon Family is a hip hop collective that incudes Cee-Lo Green and OutKast, The Way You Move and Elevator are OutKast hit singles)
So We Trust,
So much all around us,
Distractions, Disasters, Detours,
Our hearts will endure,
Lord you found us,
Though I don’t know why,
we rebel, yet you’re still nigh,
Lord open our eyes,
reside, so we trust.
We’re Marked up, Matthews not for sale now, (One book up from Mark is Matthew, Being marked down is a term used when items are on sale, marked up = not for sale)
engaged in war, our mind be the ring now, (Engagement Rings/Also Fighting (War) in a Ring)
sing loud, shine bright, Lights in this dark space,
bow down, thats shad moss laying prostrate,
For God's Sake,
who else will we trust?
broken homes, cold world,
who else comforts us?
kids, abused, power misused,
murderers sitting plush
we stand against a system,
designed to crush us,
through low valleys,
when tired and out of gas,
atop of the highest point,
when earth echos a gasp,
when class is in session
Im comprehending the math,
when understanding is fleeting,
this trek I cant grasp,
you work it out in time,
the fullness of him filling,
our hearts thoughts, the vine,
engrafted, though once fraught,
the fruit wrought, the wine,
so that we can intertwine,
for the Glory of the divine.