leaving me vulnerable to this whispered attack.
If I seem distant, maybe I am
Words are like scissors in your hands
And there's no script to follow,
so I just close my eyes
Fear breaks into the safety of my guarded heart and shoves reason to a corner,
silent in the face of the burning cold that demands my focus.
I feel just like an actress up on the stage
I can't believe what I'm hearing myself say
And a porch light is my spotlight,
so I play along with this lie
The questions I vowed to never communicate with again burn as they rise up within,
bringing with them the insecurity of the unknown.
Did you ever love me?
Does it even matter?
Did you even notice the whole word shatter?
I just want to hold you and tell you that I'm sorry
But I just keep it all inside
The tears burn thru my flesh as they wind their way down the face they know well.
The ache is familiar and somehow welcoming as I allow myself to be embraced...
It's too much to take in
It's hard to lose a love
But you were my friend
Your inablity to see what you were doing burned out from your eyes
and it flavored your words.
My inability to absorb it all was displayed in the heartbreak you never saw
because I don't trust you now.
So I walk this high wire, alone tonight
That way it won't hurt so much, when we say goodbye
...but I let myself miss you...only in the moments when the light sleeps.
Here is a video of the song containing the lyrics listed in blue above...(I did change two of the words for the purpose of my blog, as it helped it make more sense from where I am coming from.) I hadn't heard it before today, but it was for sure a heaven-sent inspiration for a much needed soul-release. :) Please pause the blog song playing, down at the bottom of the screen, before pushing play.
Listening to Katherine McPhee's Say Goodbye while looking up as always...