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Kathryn Fleetwood

We had it made, we had it all
Nothing could come between us until the siren called
I heard her warning, saw the signs
But she poisoned you against me and filled your head with lies

While you stood by and ignored my pleas I continued to fight
But little by little she stole you from me just like a thief in the night

Her tempest of temptation broke through your floodgates
And drinking her seduction made you forget your mistakes
So I can understand
Why you’d want to hold her hand
But the crutch you think is temporary has her own demands

I saw her coming from miles off
It was as if slow motion but it wasn’t slow enough
Like ships in the night we capsized
As she sabotaged the lighthouse and led us to our demise

Before long she stood upon our wreckage as we had lost the fight
She stole you away despite my objections just like a thief in the night

Her tempest of temptation broke through your floodgates
And drinking her seduction made you forget your mistakes
So I can understand
Why you’d want to hold her hand
But the crutch you think is temporary has her own demands

Temptation will never relent
To be satisfied with her loot does not make her content
She’ll take it all; your dying breath
And you will give it blindly not knowing she is death

Tempest Of Temptation

I knew a man, a woman too, good hard working souls
You’ve heard the stories, read the myths of how they dug their holes
I promised them I’d tell the world and make them see the truth
That once they were - like you and me - only in their youth

They made a stand and brought their cause
Died upright not on all fours

Jack and Jill were murderers
I’m sure you’ve heard them say
Of how they pillaged and broke the law
But it was the law that did betray

In days gone by Jack worked so hard, just trying to appease
But life was tough and nothing helped and so the law did squeeze
Every penny that he earned was given to the courts
Til one day he realised they do nothing but extort

Jill was a loving lass of this they all agreed
A talented young writer girl and so she was envied
She met him in a bar one night and as the music played
They fell hard and fast and so began their own crusade

Jack and Jill were murderers
I’m sure you’ve heard them say
Of how they pillaged and broke the law
But it was the law that did betray

They sentenced him for petty theft and threw him in a cell
Whilst locked away inside of him vengeance came to swell
He said to Jill on his release, “Babe it’s you and me,
But know that til we make a change we never will be free”.

A robbery in Austin, a death in Shelby Bay
Pin it all on Jack and Jill you hear the lawmen say
Yet all they did was fight against a world on self destruct
And to this day I never met a couple less corrupt

Jack and Jill were murderers
I’m sure you’ve heard them say
Of how they pillaged and broke the law
But it was the law that did betray

And in their hearts they knew from when first blood did spill
That this was it, the trail's end, the death of Jack and Jill

Jack And Jill

Destination – the same as yours
Hesitation – a wasted cause
A hole in the ground, I’ll see you there
Your time is now; don’t think I don’t care,
But I’ll move on, my time will come
No matter which road I take
The end result remains the same

The sun will still shine, the clock still chime
Over this crowded plot
The rain will still fall, the clouds still form
Whether I like it or not

I’ll make my way through this lonely world
Through the ins and outs, the twists and turns
I can go left or right, up or down,
It doesn’t matter – I’ll still hit the ground
Like the tears of a thousand angels

Emotion – powerful the effects
Devotion – lives on after death
Take hold of my hand, one last time
I never planned that you couldn’t be mine
But now I know, that’s the way it goes
No matter how hard I try
I can’t keep you here if you’re destined to die

Life must go on, tomorrow will come
Another day will begin
The battle is lost, but well worth the cost
To have known you like I did

I’ll make my way through this lonely world
Through the ins and outs, the twists and turns
I can go left or right, up or down,
It doesn’t matter – I’ll still hit the ground
Like the tears of a thousand angels

I’ll see you there, don’t think I don’t care
It’s time that I moved on
My feelings grow numb, my time will still come
But I won’t speed it along

A Thousand Angels Tears


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We had it made, we had it all
Nothing could come between us until the siren called
I heard her warning, saw the signs
But she poisoned you against me and filled your head with lies

While you stood by and ignored my pleas I continued to fight
But little by little she stole you from me just like a thief in the night

Her tempest of temptation broke through your floodgates
And drinking her seduction made you forget your mistakes
So I can understand
Why you’d want to hold her hand
But the crutch you think is temporary has her own demands

I saw her coming from miles off
It was as if slow motion but it wasn’t slow enough
Like ships in the night we capsized
As she sabotaged the lighthouse and led us to our demise

Before long she stood upon our wreckage as we had lost the fight
She stole you away despite my objections just like a thief in the night

Her tempest of temptation broke through your floodgates
And drinking her seduction made you forget your mistakes
So I can understand
Why you’d want to hold her hand
But the crutch you think is temporary has her own demands

Temptation will never relent
To be satisfied with her loot does not make her content
She’ll take it all; your dying breath
And you will give it blindly not knowing she is death

Tempest Of Temptation

I knew a man, a woman too, good hard working souls
You’ve heard the stories, read the myths of how they dug their holes
I promised them I’d tell the world and make them see the truth
That once they were - like you and me - only in their youth

They made a stand and brought their cause
Died upright not on all fours

Jack and Jill were murderers
I’m sure you’ve heard them say
Of how they pillaged and broke the law
But it was the law that did betray

In days gone by Jack worked so hard, just trying to appease
But life was tough and nothing helped and so the law did squeeze
Every penny that he earned was given to the courts
Til one day he realised they do nothing but extort

Jill was a loving lass of this they all agreed
A talented young writer girl and so she was envied
She met him in a bar one night and as the music played
They fell hard and fast and so began their own crusade

Jack and Jill were murderers
I’m sure you’ve heard them say
Of how they pillaged and broke the law
But it was the law that did betray

They sentenced him for petty theft and threw him in a cell
Whilst locked away inside of him vengeance came to swell
He said to Jill on his release, “Babe it’s you and me,
But know that til we make a change we never will be free”.

A robbery in Austin, a death in Shelby Bay
Pin it all on Jack and Jill you hear the lawmen say
Yet all they did was fight against a world on self destruct
And to this day I never met a couple less corrupt

Jack and Jill were murderers
I’m sure you’ve heard them say
Of how they pillaged and broke the law
But it was the law that did betray

And in their hearts they knew from when first blood did spill
That this was it, the trail's end, the death of Jack and Jill

Jack And Jill

Destination – the same as yours
Hesitation – a wasted cause
A hole in the ground, I’ll see you there
Your time is now; don’t think I don’t care,
But I’ll move on, my time will come
No matter which road I take
The end result remains the same

The sun will still shine, the clock still chime
Over this crowded plot
The rain will still fall, the clouds still form
Whether I like it or not

I’ll make my way through this lonely world
Through the ins and outs, the twists and turns
I can go left or right, up or down,
It doesn’t matter – I’ll still hit the ground
Like the tears of a thousand angels

Emotion – powerful the effects
Devotion – lives on after death
Take hold of my hand, one last time
I never planned that you couldn’t be mine
But now I know, that’s the way it goes
No matter how hard I try
I can’t keep you here if you’re destined to die

Life must go on, tomorrow will come
Another day will begin
The battle is lost, but well worth the cost
To have known you like I did

I’ll make my way through this lonely world
Through the ins and outs, the twists and turns
I can go left or right, up or down,
It doesn’t matter – I’ll still hit the ground
Like the tears of a thousand angels

I’ll see you there, don’t think I don’t care
It’s time that I moved on
My feelings grow numb, my time will still come
But I won’t speed it along

A Thousand Angels Tears

Just when things seem to be going so well
Something comes along and knocks the wind from your sail
You build a bridge across the ocean
To find someone back home has lost the devotion
And sinks beneath the waves

So today I made up my mind
To leave this world behind
To find the place where you now rest
So we can be together again
At last

The blood will run dry in my veins
Leaving no trace on the knife
As I leave behind these chains
And the pain it will disintegrate
Wash away the plague of life
As I wash my hands of fate

I thought everything was going so well
‘Til something came along and I tripped up and fell
Making me grasp the notion
That someone back home is lost in emotion
Sinking into their grave

So today I made up my mind
To leave this world behind
To find the place where you now rest
So we can be together again
At last

And the waves will carry me to you
They'll kill the space between us
Just as they kill me too
And the stars will disappear from view
They'll roam the space above us
As I will roam with you
As I will roam with you
Carry me to you

Carry Me To You

I’ve longed for so long to be
A part of something apart from me
But the seconds and minutes draw near
Turn into days, into weeks, a year
Just what will it take to be,
Just to be, to be free

Will you be the Adam to my Eve?
Without you I’m incomplete
Just half of what I could be
Jack and Sally or Sid and Nancy
Nobody else can compete
Together we will run free

Let’s write our own twisted love story
Who cares what anyone else may say
We’ll be both the judge and jury
And in our own little world we’ll stay

I want to be closer now
Closer than skin and bone will allow
I want to peel away the edges
To remove all the excess
Be closer than we know how
Just be free, you and me

The Romeo to my Juliet
Without you I’m incomplete
Just half of what I could be
I’ll be Scarlett O and you’ll be Rhett
Nobody else can compete
Together we will run free

Let’s write our own twisted love story
Who cares what anyone else may say
We’ll be both judge and jury
And in our own little world we’ll stay

Will you be the Jekyll to my Hyde?
Without you I’m incomplete
Just half of what I could be
And I’ll be the Bonnie to your Clyde,
Nobody else can compete
Together we will run free

Jeckyll And Hyde

I thought you’d always be by my side
Never thought I’d see the day
I’d see my life was built on lies,
See the foundations fall away

And though you’ve left me so distraught
In pieces on the floor
I hope you’ve found what you had sought
And you won’t run no more

It’s so much easier to deal with all the anger I feel
I’m fine being callous and cold
But when you’re hurt & upset you can’t forgive or forget
Stuck in an emotional black hole

There roses are red, and violets blue,
Yellow buttercups and daffodils too
But how long will it take you to realise,
That the grass ain’t greener on the other side

I thought you’d always be by my side
Will justice never prevail?
Will I be forced to live out my life
Forever with this betrayal?

And though you’ve not exactly caught
The best hand of the game
I hope the joy it may have brought
Is worth the price you’ve paid

It’s so much easier to deal with all the anger I feel
I’m fine being callous and cold
But when you’re hurt & upset you can’t forgive or forget
Stuck in an emotional black hole

There roses are red, and violets blue,
Yellow buttercups and daffodils too
But how long will it take you to realise,
That the grass ain't greener on the other side

Grass Aint Greener

One more day
I'd give a life, an age, I'd pay
To see you again
In your prime, so much potential,
Such a shame you ran out of time
Without a real goodbye
Without the answers
I can't move on…
It's too hard
Why?

There's a heart within the stone,
Beneath the layers of rock, a soul
What people saw wasn't you
You just found it hard to break through
I understand
But now I'm left with empty hands
I thought you'd be here to guide me
Now I'm left without you beside me

The only one
Who understood me, stood by me
Through the thick and thin
When patience wore thin, you were there,
You cared, without you I'm scared
I hate to admit it
I feel so human
So vulnerable
Susceptible
Why?

Those tears were bound to erode
That face, that beautiful mask of gold
What people saw wasn't you
You found it so hard to break through
Your mask made good your escape
One of many in the masquerade
You thought she'd be there to hide you
But didn't you know she was behind you
The whole time

There's a heart within the stone,
Beneath the layers of rock, a soul
What people saw wasn't you
You just found it hard to break through
I understand
But now I'm left with empty hands
I thought you'd be here to guide me
Now I'm left without you beside me

Heart Within The Stone

You always belonged to someone else
So I can't complain that you've gone
You were never mine to farewell
Now all that's left is to move on

I never thought it'd be so hard, never thought I'd fall so far
And though we never shared much more than one night at the bar
You've come to mean so much to me
I didn't think I'd feel this way, I thought I'd be okay
Now all I have to take away are memories of that day
You've come to mean too much to me

And though we're standing side by side we're further apart than before
After all this time I realise new cities don't open new doors
There are fewer oceans between us but we're still worlds apart
Forget San Francisco, it's with you I left my heart

So this is the beginning of the end
It was so short and bitter sweet
This is what it feels like to lose a friend
That I never thought I'd meet

I shouldn't have let down my guard, shouldn't have fallen so hard
I wish we could have shared much more than that night at the bar
You came to mean too much to me
Thinking I would be okay was a sure sign of my youth
The way I feel today shows it was a far cry from the truth
I can't let you mean so much to me

‘Cause though we're standing side by side we're further apart than before
After all this time I realise new cities don't open new doors
There are fewer oceans between us but we're still worlds apart
Forget San Francisco, it's with you I left my heart

Mine To Farewell

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We had it made, we had it all
Nothing could come between us until the siren called
I heard her warning, saw the signs
But she poisoned you against me and filled your head with lies

While you stood by and ignored my pleas I continued to fight
But little by little she stole you from me just like a thief in the night

Her tempest of temptation broke through your floodgates
And drinking her seduction made you forget your mistakes
So I can understand
Why you’d want to hold her hand
But the crutch you think is temporary has her own demands

I saw her coming from miles off
It was as if slow motion but it wasn’t slow enough
Like ships in the night we capsized
As she sabotaged the lighthouse and led us to our demise

Before long she stood upon our wreckage as we had lost the fight
She stole you away despite my objections just like a thief in the night

Her tempest of temptation broke through your floodgates
And drinking her seduction made you forget your mistakes
So I can understand
Why you’d want to hold her hand
But the crutch you think is temporary has her own demands

Temptation will never relent
To be satisfied with her loot does not make her content
She’ll take it all; your dying breath
And you will give it blindly not knowing she is death

Tempest Of Temptation

I knew a man, a woman too, good hard working souls
You’ve heard the stories, read the myths of how they dug their holes
I promised them I’d tell the world and make them see the truth
That once they were - like you and me - only in their youth

They made a stand and brought their cause
Died upright not on all fours

Jack and Jill were murderers
I’m sure you’ve heard them say
Of how they pillaged and broke the law
But it was the law that did betray

In days gone by Jack worked so hard, just trying to appease
But life was tough and nothing helped and so the law did squeeze
Every penny that he earned was given to the courts
Til one day he realised they do nothing but extort

Jill was a loving lass of this they all agreed
A talented young writer girl and so she was envied
She met him in a bar one night and as the music played
They fell hard and fast and so began their own crusade

Jack and Jill were murderers
I’m sure you’ve heard them say
Of how they pillaged and broke the law
But it was the law that did betray

They sentenced him for petty theft and threw him in a cell
Whilst locked away inside of him vengeance came to swell
He said to Jill on his release, “Babe it’s you and me,
But know that til we make a change we never will be free”.

A robbery in Austin, a death in Shelby Bay
Pin it all on Jack and Jill you hear the lawmen say
Yet all they did was fight against a world on self destruct
And to this day I never met a couple less corrupt

Jack and Jill were murderers
I’m sure you’ve heard them say
Of how they pillaged and broke the law
But it was the law that did betray

And in their hearts they knew from when first blood did spill
That this was it, the trail's end, the death of Jack and Jill

Jack And Jill

Destination – the same as yours
Hesitation – a wasted cause
A hole in the ground, I’ll see you there
Your time is now; don’t think I don’t care,
But I’ll move on, my time will come
No matter which road I take
The end result remains the same

The sun will still shine, the clock still chime
Over this crowded plot
The rain will still fall, the clouds still form
Whether I like it or not

I’ll make my way through this lonely world
Through the ins and outs, the twists and turns
I can go left or right, up or down,
It doesn’t matter – I’ll still hit the ground
Like the tears of a thousand angels

Emotion – powerful the effects
Devotion – lives on after death
Take hold of my hand, one last time
I never planned that you couldn’t be mine
But now I know, that’s the way it goes
No matter how hard I try
I can’t keep you here if you’re destined to die

Life must go on, tomorrow will come
Another day will begin
The battle is lost, but well worth the cost
To have known you like I did

I’ll make my way through this lonely world
Through the ins and outs, the twists and turns
I can go left or right, up or down,
It doesn’t matter – I’ll still hit the ground
Like the tears of a thousand angels

I’ll see you there, don’t think I don’t care
It’s time that I moved on
My feelings grow numb, my time will still come
But I won’t speed it along

A Thousand Angels Tears

Just when things seem to be going so well
Something comes along and knocks the wind from your sail
You build a bridge across the ocean
To find someone back home has lost the devotion
And sinks beneath the waves

So today I made up my mind
To leave this world behind
To find the place where you now rest
So we can be together again
At last

The blood will run dry in my veins
Leaving no trace on the knife
As I leave behind these chains
And the pain it will disintegrate
Wash away the plague of life
As I wash my hands of fate

I thought everything was going so well
‘Til something came along and I tripped up and fell
Making me grasp the notion
That someone back home is lost in emotion
Sinking into their grave

So today I made up my mind
To leave this world behind
To find the place where you now rest
So we can be together again
At last

And the waves will carry me to you
They'll kill the space between us
Just as they kill me too
And the stars will disappear from view
They'll roam the space above us
As I will roam with you
As I will roam with you
Carry me to you

Carry Me To You

I’ve longed for so long to be
A part of something apart from me
But the seconds and minutes draw near
Turn into days, into weeks, a year
Just what will it take to be,
Just to be, to be free

Will you be the Adam to my Eve?
Without you I’m incomplete
Just half of what I could be
Jack and Sally or Sid and Nancy
Nobody else can compete
Together we will run free

Let’s write our own twisted love story
Who cares what anyone else may say
We’ll be both the judge and jury
And in our own little world we’ll stay

I want to be closer now
Closer than skin and bone will allow
I want to peel away the edges
To remove all the excess
Be closer than we know how
Just be free, you and me

The Romeo to my Juliet
Without you I’m incomplete
Just half of what I could be
I’ll be Scarlett O and you’ll be Rhett
Nobody else can compete
Together we will run free

Let’s write our own twisted love story
Who cares what anyone else may say
We’ll be both judge and jury
And in our own little world we’ll stay

Will you be the Jekyll to my Hyde?
Without you I’m incomplete
Just half of what I could be
And I’ll be the Bonnie to your Clyde,
Nobody else can compete
Together we will run free

Jeckyll And Hyde

I thought you’d always be by my side
Never thought I’d see the day
I’d see my life was built on lies,
See the foundations fall away

And though you’ve left me so distraught
In pieces on the floor
I hope you’ve found what you had sought
And you won’t run no more

It’s so much easier to deal with all the anger I feel
I’m fine being callous and cold
But when you’re hurt & upset you can’t forgive or forget
Stuck in an emotional black hole

There roses are red, and violets blue,
Yellow buttercups and daffodils too
But how long will it take you to realise,
That the grass ain’t greener on the other side

I thought you’d always be by my side
Will justice never prevail?
Will I be forced to live out my life
Forever with this betrayal?

And though you’ve not exactly caught
The best hand of the game
I hope the joy it may have brought
Is worth the price you’ve paid

It’s so much easier to deal with all the anger I feel
I’m fine being callous and cold
But when you’re hurt & upset you can’t forgive or forget
Stuck in an emotional black hole

There roses are red, and violets blue,
Yellow buttercups and daffodils too
But how long will it take you to realise,
That the grass ain't greener on the other side

Grass Aint Greener


About Me

Bio

I have been writing since 2003 and over time my style has developed immensely. Generally my writing is dark in nature; I love the more morose themes - ranging from from death/loss to a multitude of individual situations or topics that inspire me (novels, games, films, etc). My influences vary greatly, and since the lyrics are without music they are versatile. While they can be adapted to many genres they would likely best suit music that compliments their content.

*Special thanks to those amazing artists that have given permission for the use of their images on my portfolio:
Katerina Koukiotis - katerinaart.com
Ashraf E Shalaby - ash-3xpired.deviantart.com/
Fredrik Strømme - frestro79.deviantart.com/

CV/History

I have been writing in a variety of formats (lyrics, poems, stories) since 2003 and my style is developing all the time as I grow personally, explore new avenues and find new influences.

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