I have realized, on my own
I no longer want to roam
I do not crave the breeze, because
Knowing I’m freely rooted leaves
The possibility to dance.
I no longer feel like half a whole
My heart not dreaming to be a soul
I’ve found myself and I’ve never been so
the ache is making me
the gap is filling with water;
each day i realize i love her,
the girl learning how to swim.
Ah, so what
Life and love are fleeting.
Give more then, and live
Like everyone deserves a second thought.
Grant love gracefully and shyly, with rhythms in your eyes
Tell them how you feel without shame or compromise.
Embrace the choice and now decide
To let love blaze within your eyes.
I watch the stupid checkered shirts that look so good on you disappear down the way
Dark hair lost in the crowd
Part of my heart goes to sleep when you leave; a pint of my blood that will never bleed.
And I want to remember
With every fiber of my stupid useless heart
That day you were around,
I was near;
You marched straight through the crowd
and wrapped your arms around me
Just arms and contact and an exclamation from me,
Asking if you were alright
Because you never hug anyone.
And I cherish that night —
when you opened up your heart to me
Without ever saying anything at all.
I can never, ever tell you
That your dark eyes make me smile;
I ache when I see you
For want of some way to
Be near ;
That I want to take care of you
And hold you but keep my distance,
And love you and teach you to love,
All at once,
All at once.
I cannot help but feel that tugging aching breaking inside,
Like a fatal, blinding light
Has somehow found a way to shine
Inside my bones.
Watching you walk away
Always out of reach.
I want to make things easier for you
Shoulder those burdens
But I can’t.
It’s never going to be right.
So I must sadly smile
And turn away,
Always glancing back
to make sure you’re safe.
YOU and your
Your icy declarations and
People are dying
While you impose YOU, YOU, YOU on the world;
Why not breathe for a moment
And decide to care for them instead?