Wind breaks my chest as you continuously blow me away.
There’s something inside of me seeping through the gashes of your comfort,
Telling me that the cracks within your embrace
Aren’t just there from the vintage glue that has kept our souls together
From a distance, however.
My mind has always followed you, because my heart is stuck on
Stomped around as if I was never really there.
I couldn't steer myself away
Because to get away would be
To take your laces.
I knew how much you liked to move around,
I was always dragged behind.
But I could become my own baron. To take charge,
To move on in my own life.
I had to make sure that your shoes
Would stay on,
I wouldn't want you to trip.
You’re awfully friendly, you always have somewhere to be or
See. But it's okay because
I was right there with you!
Maybe slightly dusty and or…
It’s alright; I always made sure to keep
My sneezes quiet,
So they wouldn't disturb you from your new finds...
Eventually you bought new shoes,
So eventually I was able to cut the lace and head on, but
The string was still frayed.
I started to prefer boots that zippered. I figured that
Maybe a change in stride could even my ride.
At least zippers were easier, faster, to be undone.
Or maybe I just thought you'd change your style.
I refused to be soft any longer, knowing that I could be his sole
No more—his soothing lie—but I’d start to let others
Utilize me as one.
Cherished at night but deserted in the light.
It’s exactly what you think,
You didn't misunderstand me,
You’re just surprised of what I can hide.
But it's been a few years now, and I’d forgotten what it was like
To write your name...
Until recently... and once again
I am wearing high tops...
You’ve found shirts and ties, and well,
Lately I’ve found myself drawn to bow ties. I think I’ll
Take up sewing, I hope you're okay
With a ribbon that is