A push notification flashes across my phone screen. I become frightened, anxious and sad. Does anyone ever
hope for this? You’ve heard both sides and weighed every option. Your brain says one
thing while your heart screams the opposite. The forces are heavily
laden with influence, promising hope or doling despair, depending on
which way you sway.
Excuse me for a while
While I’m wide eyed, and I’m so damn caught in the middle
Faced with an impossibly difficult choice, would you give up without a
fight, or move forward knowing very well it’s a battle you could lose?
And a lion, a lion roars, would you not listen?
If a child, a child cries, would you not listen?
We are babies and we are beasts. We love and we lose. We begin and we end. London Grammar exposes this war with “Strong,” off their debut album, If You Wait.