Clandestine

Somewhere we walk the line

An affair where lovers find 

The clandestine 

Forgive me for what I’ve left behind
My hurt, my heal, my pride

They said beauty should be enough
But 
It isn’t if you truly knew me

 
Not if we ever touch 

Not if we ever feel alive 

 
I found freedom in your lips 

When you whisper the promises 

We keep concealed 

Like callouses 
In my palms 

Waiting to be revealed 

Before too long

Before we lie remiss 

Side by side, holding hands
Grasping on to someone who understands 

What this is to fall

I no longer want to hurt

I no longer want to hide
I can't 

I just want you to unearth

These feelings I have buried so deep inside 

Forgive me for what I’ve left behind
My hurt, my heal, my pride

They said beauty should be enough but

It isn’t if you truly knew me

 
Not if we ever touch

Not if we ever feel alive 

 
I found freedom in your lips 

And now our love

No longer has to be so clandestine.

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