Burning Caution Tape

I used to stay firmly on the side of caution

I used to use my brain logically

I was the smart one

I was the safe one

I was the perfect one

At least I tried hard as hell to be

No risks. No foolish gambles. Always safe.

Then I fell in love with you

And my brain shut off

I followed you onto ledges

You taught me how to dance on tightropes

I closed my eyes and leaped

But now you’re gone

And I’m still playing with fire

I’ve lost all my fear

And I can’t seem to find it

Mama says I’m broken

But I don’t think I can change back

Oh well.

Anyone up for skydiving?


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