Tuesday, August 9, 2011


And so it falls apart
The monster inside picks at the crumbs
Savoring every last flavor
As the remaining heart goes numb.

You took yours a long time ago
Encased it in steel
To protect yourself from reality
To protect yourself from what’s real.

I was too stubborn to stop you
I just kept dreaming,
Living in an alternate reality,
While you kept bleeding out in front of me.

You pick at my defenses,
You shout at my tears,
But I kept quiet and numb,
Even after all these years.

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