Friday, February 11, 2011
Tell me your secrets
My entire life I’ve been afraid of loss
Not actually losing something
But that feeling in your chest you get when something is wrong
When something is
Do you know it?
I don’t know when I first had that feeling
But as long as I can remember I’ve feared it
Through the years I’ve found the best way to avoid the feeling
Is to keep moving
To leave it behind before
I became flyaway girl
I flew fast enough that the feeling couldn’t catch me
But then I met you
You were something I’d never encountered
Ever before in my flights
And I found that we had some things in common
Every waking hour you were on my mind
I shed my wings
I didn’t want to run away
But eventually, I had to grow those wings back
Not to run from you, but the
That followed your name like a shadow
At some point I stopped shedding my wings
And you became almost as dangerous as your name
I never meant to hurt you, see
But I’m flyaway girl
That’s what I do.
Picture 1, 2, 3, 4.
See my look inspired by this post here.