what do all these buildings mean?
each brick
each wall
they all stand for something.
am i standing up for nothing?
these structures stand solemn
while i sleep on the shore of this lake
with soil in my shoes and
despair
impairing my ability to breathe
turns out sunsets aren't enough
sometimes it seems
there's just a few words between
king of the hill
and
easy kill
sometimes you end
up
facedown
in the sand
or take a chance to find out
if you hold fingers in a hand
or lack of a plan
something worth the risk
or convenience store romance
i've been wrong so many times that it's hard to believe
blinded by this bitter heart
over the water
heavy over my head
now hear this
don't you care that i'm dying?
please separate your head from the pillow
can you hear
over my storming
save me.


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2 comments:

  1. Debbie January 28, 2009 at 2:06 PM

    this is the stuff that makes me worry about you!
    I'm trying to read between the lines and see if you're in trouble, or in love, or speaking for someone else.

    Call if you need me :)

     
  2. Debbie @ Cheaper by the Bakers Dozen April 1, 2009 at 2:20 PM

    Have you really not posted since January?!

    I love reading your insights and thoughts, and seeing your amazing photos.

    Post!