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Salsa 

I had a dance with the devil before 

He kept taking the lead and wouldn’t let me be free

So I decided to take him to war 

If I knew that he wanted this much control I would’ve never bargained away my soul 

He knocked me off balance so that I’d avoid every challenge 

And my constant thoughts of death made my fears seem boundless 

While inside of this war I didn’t think I’d  last 

Because he fought me with the pain of my past

But I never backed downed or thought to give in 

because I knew my suffering was a means to an end 

By the end of the fight I was not the same

So different that I decided to change my name 

Now my energy is high,my mind is clear and my lonely days have disappeared 

But every now and again I sit back and wonder 

” What if this bliss is an illusion?”

“What if el diablo had my number?”

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