I forgot how much I missed you
Until we started talking again
I've been through lots of painful things
But not many compare to losing a friend
You texted me a week ago
You tried to apologize
It wasn't your fault
(You liked looking in my eyes)
Said you found this jacket
In the picture, it reminded
Me of a 80s quilt
I said you should get it, you did
Adults keep pulling on our sleeves
Telling us to grow up
Keep only what you need
Well I needed connection
And I needed a friend
You were running low on those too
Maybe life's out to get us
Maybe they just don't care
I know it's easier
If I have you there
Alt. title: The aftermath of "Cut off"
I'm glad we're friends again
Imbibing books is far more easier than imbibing humans.
Alone on a chilly night in September
Lost emotions still vividly remember
Sands of time erase happier days
Wondering why so little good stays
When I don't hear from you I stress
Inner storm only tamed by your caress
The weather lately has taken a turn
For the cold my heart holds will always return
Where my footprints fade and yours begin
Moments eternity seems suspended in
With another call straight to voicemail goes
Saltwater teardrops I fight like foes
At war with my own weakness and doubt
Puzzles and riddles I can't figure out
Shadows overtake our souls with shame
Empty and vacant
Demons steal our names
When you disappear I am left neglected
To forgive you comes easier than expected
The tide pulls you out and washes back ashore
Each time I wonder what you even leave me for?
I hate when you dont answer because I dont know if you are with some other girl or dead or what.. sigh.
The moment I chose to grow consciously or had this desire to dive deeper into my life, it became easier and easier to face situations or opportunities to choose love. In that moment what I found, is that the objective or goals just fell away. I was making a decision to choose love over fear and not because I needed to see a result over there, but because I would feel this shift happening instantaneously inside of me. The more I opened myself and from an open heart, the more peaceful I felt.
I'm crazy about you, in that I'm sure
you set up my day so I can endure
you correct me and guide me, to take on the world
it's easier with roadmaps that aren't so ****** twirled
pretty sure I would stagger, when I walk out the door
but with your wise guidance, I'm ready for more
Brian Hill - 2020 # 166
Wo is your ”you”?
To write about
Because while most people
Objects at least
Selflessness comes from sacrificing
Your time and your best effort
You don't think you just do
And you do because you care
For you care about their well being
So that they might live a little easier
Because life's really hard by ourselves
And It means so much when someone is selfless
Ashamed to see how much selfishness this world has
so much easier
i don't care
if he feels
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If asked why I hold onto love so tightly even when it's killing me
I'd say because it's the only escape I've found from the pain of survival
How many wounds have healed by the graze of a tender touch?
Times you have crossed my path at the exact time I needed shelter from life's storm you made a roof out of your attentive arms to protect me
I would say thank you but my mind can't create a "Thanks" big enough to display my infinite gratitude
It is easier for me to say "sorry" for not showing my love than to try and come up short
You never knew you were my once-upon-a-time because I was too embarrassed to confess to you that I believe in fairytales
Which has left us on two very different pages
A little confessional freeverse
I wanna make it simple
But it ain't
Though it is.
I thought it'd be easier
If I stopped
But I kept going.
I tried to correct the course
But no excuse
Could be admitted.
So I keep on writing
Just to seem
Like I knew it all along.
Written in July 2019
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