Leria Hawkins

(39 forever / Sweet Carolina)

I Cannot Go, I Cannot Stay


I Cannot Go, I Cannot Stay
Date: July 10,2012

I cannot go
I cannot stay
So cruel a heart
To feel this way
Chained and rusted
To the fence
Too tired to stand
In its defense

The vine is twisted
My soul's at risk
A pull so strong
It can't resist
The drumming sound
Of every beat
Has passion spilling
In the ink

Back and forth
The trapeze flies
A rainbow blurring
In my eyes
Set on dreams
Out of reach
Never finding
A moment's peace

Love and hate
Between the lines
Each are looking
For the signs
So cruel a heart
To feel this way
I cannot go
I cannot stay

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Copyright © 2012 Leria Hawkins, All Rights Reserved

Submitted: Saturday, July 14, 2012

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