TO GROW OLD

BIG AND WARM SMALL AND COLD 

DULL AND BRIGHT

 FILLED WITH EQUAL SHADES OF LIGHT AND DARK

NEW BORN SMALL AND INNOCENT SMILES OF PURE HAPPINESS

SHE DOES NOT KNOW WHAT WILL AWAIT HER IN THE FUTURE

BUT DOES NOT CARE BECAUSE ONLY THE PRESENT RESIDES IN HER MIND

A LIFE OF NATIVITY OH HOW I WISH TO TRAVEL BACK TO THOSE TIMES

 

THE WORLD IS FADING A LITTLE BIT AT A TIME

TEARS FALL LIKE RAIN ON A STORMY SUMMER NIGHT

ACHES AND PAIN, BRUISES AND CUTS

BUT NO WAY TO DEFEND AGAINST THE WORLDS NEVER ENDING TURMOILS

SOON SHE LEARNS HOW TO COVER WITH A MASK SO THE WORLD WILL ONLY SEE HER SMILE

BUT THE FACE OF THAT GIRL IS SLOWLY BREAKING APART

LIKE THE PIECES OF THE PUZZLE

A LIFE OF NATIVITY HOW I WISH TO TRAVEL BACK TO THOSE TIMES

 

SHIVERS RUN DOWN MY SPINE

THE WORLD IS COMPLETELY DARK

A BREATH OF AIR RUNS ACROSS THE NIGHT DISSOLVING INTO THE ABYSS OF HER SOUL

HER MIND IS CLEAR AND SEES THE WORLD AS IT IS

SHE WONDERS HOW WILL SHE SURVIVE TOMORROW

TEARS STREAM DOWN HER FACE LIKE A NEVER ENDING RIVER

HER BODY MIND SOUL AND SPIRIT ARE BROKEN

 

 

THAT WORLD WAS BIG AND WARM, SMALL AND COLD 

DULL AND BRIGHT

 FILLED WITH EQUAL SHADES OF LIGHT AND DARK

SHE DOES NOT KNOW WHAT WILL AWAIT HER IN THE FUTURE

BUT DOES NOT CARE BECAUSE ONLY THE PRESENT RESIDES IN HER MIND

OH A LIFE OF NATIVITY OH HOW I WISH TO TRAVEL BACK TO THOSE TIMES

 

“ IF YOU GAZE LONG INTO THE ABYSS THE ABYSS WILL GAZE BACK INTO YOU”

FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE

 

 

 

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