When the curse leave a shell like a snake with fresh scales
Some people seem to call that home, but some souls roam
Keep riding till the cycle is broke

from P.O.S. – Been Afraid Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

When bad things in life takes it’s toll on people, some create comfort zones within themselves in order to cope with it; leaving a hollow personality (the snake reference). But you have to keep moving forward and working passed those moments in order for things to get better.

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