And I'll move the earth around to save you

All we want is somebody
who is willing to do for us
what we’d do for them.
But sometimes we forget that
it’s not normal
to gladly give your life
for the same people
shooting at their own shield
that they have made
out of our bodies.
And sometimes we forget that
these are the same people
who would run away
the moment we give them
one faint frown line,
and we watch them disappear into the distance
with wrinkled faces.
– k.

Now Playing – Ghost in the Mirror – Mallory Knox

Is it lonely where you are tonight?

A few years later you see her
and your withered, black heart springs to life again.
And you jump from the bench
in the spot you shared many moons ago
where she used to idly sing
and play with your hair
whilst your mind was somewhere else
and she knew.
And you go to tap her on the shoulder,
covered with that grey tartan that you loved so much
she must remember you.

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