Heaven's soft rain dusts my soul
Tinting my skin a rosy gold
I'm swamped by tears inside this skin
How long to bring outside what's in?
Halfway between the Earth and sky
The taste cools my lips when they are dry
This life tethers me to familiar pain
But all bonds are cut loose when washed in the rain
I'll lay these bones against the sun
Cut the away when the burning's done
I'll give my heart the wings it needs
To free itself from desire's seeds
I'll trade this green for lengths of blue
This cold, packed earth for something new
And when the painted light recedes
It leaves an afterglow of me.