Solicit your innocence on the terms of self pity Victimized acquittal of the perpetrators plea As long as the world is against you Then I guess you're never guilty
Mistaking social tabloids for Hollywood pander Selfie celebrity exaltation in the spotlight of your own gander Exploitable hearts of subtle sales pitch to meander Dishonest with yourself you speak without the grace of candor
Attention fiend of this perpetual addiction Feed the need to appease the affliction Masquerade strength, you're only fooling yourself Every...
I look into my eyes Am I the truth or the lie? On the terms of honesty and confession I name my failures You call me the victor I betray my own reflection
Filtering self image through tears like out of focus pixels Remorse is a poor substitute for obedience When sorrows wage to reprove nobility I breathe despite decay For the survival of the hopeful and the unfit
Lay claims to grace in one hand With concealed resentments in the other When the scars stop bleeding Nevertheless I'm reminded of the fire in the wound...
If God is love What are we but the understudies Like amateur craftsman of something divine Does practice make perfect?
What is this antithesis of our humanity Are we second nature fakes or best attempts When all we are is graded on a curve of forgiveness When mercy is the only way to sustain The efforts of our fluctuating commitment
Love potency of first words in the infancy Our lessons in a disenchanted fantasy More than romance but something true Evermore distinguished as we age What is love but a lifetimes lesson...
Where do I begin to recapture the essence of our love here and now Yet in the endless quest to draw on the enchantment of our first romance To think back and look on the ways of love phrased in the how As we act to articulate our faithfulness in the platitudes of a lifetimes dance
You've got a way of enthralling me with each new day When you rise to shine as though competing with the sun You are the center of my orbit in every way Since the first moment that I met you, I knew you were the one
Am I caught inside the entrapment of routine? Break me out of this as I navigate my heart unseen Channel my thoughts like a river into a single stream Disappointment's serenade versus the beginning of another dream
Echo's of reinvention, I orbit a common thread in everything Flowing onward to crash land, making up purpose as we go Guidance's oscillation between truth and honesty Honing in on the difference of what I think and what I know
Idealization of my hopes versus a pessimistic reality Jump start the heart of it all and color my...
How do I say what must be said In such a way it won't cost me you So fragile I'm left in the silence to not run the risk of misunderstanding Prioritizing hearts as second to scars When the pain entitles us all to be so demanding
Reaching through the void I mean to respond in compassion Just trying to keep my thoughts to a dull roar and not over reaction
When bridges are soaked in gasoline I won't be the one to light the match While I run the risk of falling prey to the gavel of a quick decision And I ask