You know I’ve realized
That somehow falling in love
Is the best and worst thing
That can ever happen to a person
You will feel things you never knew you could feel.
Emotions that somehow seem timeless,
and words that suddenly make sense.
And you’ve heard this all before.
But love is a venom
Creeping through your blood stream
Telling every cell in your body that you are in love.
Reminding every nerve how it felt to be touched
And no antidote can stop it.
And when you trip
When you fall face first into love
There won’t always be arms to catch you
Sometimes you’re meant to fall
Your face hitting the dirt
Sending up dust
A cloud of confusion
The pain of learning that not every heart wants to dance with your own.
And it’s ok to be broken
It’s ok to be sad or lost or angry
Do not stop your tears from watering the grape vines
Not every love ends in heartbreak
Not every fall goes without catching
Keep crying your tears in the vineyard
And eventually the wine will be sweet
To celebrate with the one who stays
The one who prunes the branches
And helps with the harvest
The finest wines take the longest
But never forget the journey.