Etch a Sketch

 

You don’t want to be wrong,
No way I can be right,
Everything torn asunder,
Pulled straight from sight.

I wonder what your life is like,
What did you learn,
Is anything different,
How many scars you earned.

I’m left to laugh,
Sharing secrets with ghosts of the past,
Watching as they run in circles,
Sometimes I feel my ship running its flag at half-mast.

I want to take this etch a sketch,
Shake it all around,
Recreate a new picture,
Hope it is more than a rebound.

Try to stand like solid steel,
Inside, powder keg of dynamite,
Like skipping of a vinyl record,
The walls burn down tonight.

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Hush, Hush, My Darling

Hush, hush, my darling

Spare your breath

Save your words

What you want to say

I’ve always known

 

Hush, hush, my darling

Close your eyes

Rest your worried mind

Soothe your troubled soul

Time for pain now comes to a close

 

Hush, hush, my darling

I’ve got your hand

You are in my heart

Here I will keep you

But now I have to let you go.

 

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