Pull on a smile for the masses
Pretend my heart doesn't ache
Trekking through days like molasses
Waiting for the beloved mandrake.
Her eyes are my toxic stars
An addict for her touch I am
When she falls I'm always there
No matter how much my skin chars.
Would like to be the lion 'stead of the lamb.
Won't be so long as I'm in her snare.
What am I to her?
The scratch to her itch
A sweet nothings whisperer
I'm tired of being her stitch
When the world causes pain.
To ugly to be flaunted
To hurt to stand up.
Loving her the chain
That leaves me truly haunted.
How much blood to fill the cup?
A smile she shows to people she loves.
How I wish I were one.
Merely the thing that dirties her gloves
'Til she tires of their sun.
Comes to me when feelings dull
Asking to be cherished and held.
Imagine she loves in return.
Liar. I know I'm the one she'd cull.
Acts like she was never where I dwelled.
They don't know. Protect her. I burn.
Such is life that I'll accept
Her happiness is worth it.
Why had my friend wept?
Is it not known what's writ?
She's the light of my world
I'm merely the shadow that crawls.
Treasure what time is given
From the angel whose wings unfurled.
Breathe in poison. A beast's head lolls.
Can I-hope to-someday be shriven?
Why do I feel this way?
What is the worth of her shine?
Didn't feel like I'd flay
Before I knew she was my shrine.
Now I end when she's not here
Also die when she's around.
Endless loop life became.
Who but a seer
Could've seen me drowned
When eyes set on that dame?
Laughter like bells
Lips sweet as plum
There's no parallels
Someone I can't stay away from.
Alas I'm too dark for her tongue
'Bout that I can't do a thing.
If only given the chance
She would see how I clung
To her heart so I could sing
Of this crepuscular romance.