I love being in love

The strands in your eyes that color them wonderful
Stop me and steal my breath.
And emeralds from mountains thrust towards the sky
Never revealing their depth.
Tell me that we belong together,
Dress it up with the trappings of love.
I’ll be captivated,
I’ll hang from your lips,
Instead of the gallows of heartache that hang from above.

I’ll be your crying shoulder,
I’ll be love’s suicide
I’ll be better when I’m older,
I’ll be the greatest fan of your life.
And rain falls angry on the tin roof
As we lie awake in my bed.
You’re my survival, you’re my living proof.
My love is alive and not dead.
Tell me that we belong together.
Dress it up with the trappings of love.
I’ll be captivated,
I’ll hang from your lips,
Instead of the gallows of heartache that hang from above

And I’ve dropped out, I’ve burned up, I’ve fought my way back from the dead.
I’ve tuned in, turned on, remembered the things that you said

I’ll be your crying shoulder,
I’ll be love’s suicide
I’ll be better when I’m older,
I’ll be the greatest fan of your…
I’ll be your crying shoulder,
I’ll be love’s suicide
I’ll be better when I’m older,
I’ll be the greatest fan of your life.

The greatest fan of your life.
…greatest fan of your life.

 – “I’ll Be” by Edwin McCain

It’s okay

It’s okay that you gave up on us
That you threw out our trust
And left me in disgust

To preserve your future and chase your dreams

It’s okay that we left memories in places
Tainted songs and moments
It’s okay that you took great discoveries from us
I hope those things make you think of me and regret what you did.
But it’s all okay now

I will throw it all away, too.
I will repurpose those songs, things, moments and cover you with someone else…
Someone better
Someone who appreciates what they have and will never let it go

I am sad that I ever let you have a piece of my heart,
But I am happy now
You cannot ruin any more of my precious moments.