Iron Heart

Once pure and bright

Love was the red flowing through me

Fragile thing it was

And you came along

I fell and never got up

You stepped on me

I became iron

I welled a cage around my fragile bird

Keeping you out at the expense of my freedom

I learned to avoid and to ignore

To blend in and to be one with all

Arrows from cupids bouncing off, and every time the wall would get stronger, thicker

Try to break it, I dare, I want you too

But under that wall is an ill bird

Broken and ugly

Only the thing that made it sick can fix this damaged creature

Feed it, water it, and care about it

Teach to fly and be free!

Stop the pain

Let it be free for ever

 

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