I Am A Chameleon

Sun, 05/18/2014 - 15:36 -- EAnders

I am a chameleon

The colorful pariah

Blending in so perfectly

To painted walls behind us

Oh, how can I know myself?

When I'm never the same

No anchor set no place my home

Of business and whimsy

A writer's mind is not at ease

Ten-thousand souls within

Behest to tell their tales

My patience wearing thin

Believe me when I say

There's too much on my mind

Too much to describe

With all too little time

Speak my mind, I've always tried

Too many thoughts come up

For me to find a place to stand

When I empathize with all

How can I find myself?

When my face looks just like yours

All the same, but you can't see me

Maybe I'm meant to be alone

I am a chameleon

I've learned to blend in

Absorbing what I can

To learn how to live

 

 

 

 

Comments

mjpapa19

Hi Eander, my name is Michael Papa, a music composer studying at University of Florida. I really like this text and would love to use it for a vocal piece I am writing. I don't know how to contact you personally, but if you get this message can you please reach out to me if you're interested? You can contact me via my YouTube channel, Papa's Practice Room, if you'd like. Thanks!

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