Love is bitter from age and neglect Chains to bear breaking my back Eyes deceive, thoughts betray Tongues lie, souls decay Words, like fire, torture and burn Fire is soothing, pain must be earned Ears distrust like lifeblood flows Time is unending, destructive, and slow
Shoved your foot in my Doorway, and I'm the one left Tripping over it
The History: Have you ever been kind to someone who you disliked? Have they ever then treated you like you're in their way? Never compromise, and never ignore your gut as people would instruct you to. People may negate your perception of reality, but you know your truth.
I will pretend this day doesn't exist Just like the person, it demands remembrance But only in the locked ivory pages of my diary
The pain I have yet to unpack all come rushing back The memories of you and the present lack I cannot say you were an inspiration I cannot say you taught me how to be a good man
I can say that behind my willowed face of pain That I will always be apart of you but not in vain I will take the gifts bestowed and continue to grow Without you and let karma give you the seeds you sowed All poisonous like the tainted water I had to grow in Your toxicity within me so potent
Invaded my home unwillingly like a rodent We supposed to be forever and always but your actions rendered you an opponent I was hand-fed rage by your hard hands and I failed to notice.
There is no companion, Only company. There is no love but They are lovely. There is no curiosity to ask: “What are your dreams?” “Your secrets?” “Your difficulties?” There’s no desire to observe a legacy.
Maybe the protagonist is to blame. Years were spent building A foundation based on Secrecy and mistrust But I had no idea People were happy and willing To play along.