Haunted by the butterfly’s wings
Hurricanes and chaos are what it brings.
Small and overseen
But I know what it means.
A flap of its wings doesn’t look like much
Just like we dismiss a fleeting touch.
You see? There is a reason for the smallest things
Did you hear about the chain and its links?
Yes, that’s what I am talking about;
About silence and nothingness being loud.
On the wings of a butterfly, we fly away
To somewhere, where we can watch the end of every day.
A simple touch, a simple mistake,
Often that is all it takes
A blink of an eye, a butterfly’s breath
I suppose you can do the math.
Everything happens for a reason
Just like the change of season.
Love your fate
And remember there is nothing worth the hate.
Free yourself from past memories
And whistle the future’s new melody.
The wings of the butterfly are strong enough to carry us
All it takes is one leap of faith and a lot of guts.
(Repost from October 2nd, 2016)
Foreign soul in an enchanted land, I’ll lay down and die for you. I’d bleed for you. Just to save you.
Foreign soul, therein lies the curse. I cannot close my eyes. I cannot stop to breathe. Just to save you.
Foreign soul, find shelter in my heart. I cannot unknow you. I cannot unbreak you. Just to save me.
Foreign soul, I forgot how to speak your language. But I understand your tears and your smiles. They save me.
I’ve been on this road for many years
Trying to forget all those tears.
And in the deepest low
Behind the darkest glow,
Hope was always hiding
A light was always shining.
I’ve been on this road, walking endless miles
Ignoring the past’s echoes and its cries.
And as I stopped and sat down
It took me a moment to understand that there were new friends in town.
My restless travels and my frantic searching were in vain
This was where I wanted to be stayin’.
I’ve been down that road so many times
Creating stories and words in my minds.
And in the shining sun
When I felt like I needed to run,
I found solace in my broken thoughts,
Tying together their fraying knots.
But this is not the end of the road,
This traveler’s pace has just been slowed.
Soaking in the beautiful landscape
Even the one that was manmade.
Just resting my weary eyes
And listening to the path the soul takes when it flies…
Waiting for you to wake up.
Your eyes are opened wide, but you can’t see.
I fumble with my words and stumble over my soul
Honey, without you, I am not whole.
But how am I supposed to tell you that
I don’t regret the day we met.
So many unexpected moments that we shared
So many things we never dared.
But honey, without you I am not whole.
My being becomes a black hole
As I forget who I was
And do what this woman does.
Just a missing piece is who you are
And I have been wishing upon a star;
But honey, don’t forget, without you I am not whole.
Despite the words said to her,
Every kindness, every desire for her, felt fake.
She couldn’t see what they saw.
Inside, she was rotting away.
Really, who could desire her?
I need a time out
Changed so much
I didn’t recognise
Wallowing in pain
I need a time out
To introduce myself
To the person in the mirror again.
It doesn’t matter how you feel,
The echo in my head reminds me of my journey
I drown in the water
Frozen by the cold moon
My path ends here.