Thursday, September 22, 2011

Your Empty Ocean

My heart breaks
and my knees give way
tears stream down my face
caused by the hurtful words
that you say
I'm a hard woman to please
how would you know the difference
pleasing has never been
your forte
You know me well
not that well
My heart sinks 
in your empty ocean
I'm drowning in the silence
of words 
that are never spoken
I drift along
through your rapid swells
grasping at the safety lines
I thought I knew well
Will I stay adrift
or will I wash ashore
You already have my heart
I can't give you anymore 

-2011

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Dormant

My world turns in circles
even I don't understand
while my hopes and dreams
lay openly in my hand
for the whole world to see
and for anyone to ignore
if only I could make my way
through my own front door
listening to the stammering feet
of the busy city folks
while I'm throwing out the whites 
and eating all the yolks


-2011

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Beautiful You



I want to feel you
inside of my bones
my heart's telling me
I'm already home

oh you
oh, beautiful you

You make me feel 
just like a child
so safe and so loved
and maybe just a little bit wild

oh you
oh, beautiful you
oh you
oh, beautiful you

I'll trace the outline
of your body each night
as long as each morning
you hold me real tight

to you
oh, beautiful you

For as long as I live
I'll love your sweet face
the soft feel of your hands
and your loving embrace

oh you
oh, beautiful you 
oh you
oh, beautiful you
oh you
sweet, beautiful you

-2011

Only You

Take my hand
and all that I am
and make me feel alive
I don't ever
want to go through this life
without you by my side


oh, release me
release my loving soul
and get down on your knees
and tell me that you'll keep on wanting more


of this life
that we're making
of this love
that keeps my heart shaking


because only you can make me feel this way
and I'd give anything
to feel like this every single day


of this life
that I want to share with you
oh, my love, you're so sweet to me
and I'll never put anyone else above you


-2011

Monday, January 3, 2011

Love Me For Me

Take my world
and take my life
and tell me all the things
I never could get right


Tell me how you feel
but don't listen to me
all you wanted from me
was your fantasy


But I'm me
not anyone else
so if you're gonna love me
then love me for me


-2010