for you’d whispered in a willing ear, and cried an eager
knowing what i know now. hate becomes justified
camouflage your weary eyes, a glisten in a quiet night.
the reflections of the moon, rolling down your cheek.
wrapped barbed wire around my heart.
to be sure you’d leave a scar.
if only i could erase what rewinds me.
if only i could erase what reminds me.
if only i could cross out your name.
cross out the name that rewinds me.
can a man survive the lack of water?
can a heart pomp merely dust?
can a man survive the lack of air?
can lungs breathe merely dust?