before i got ahead of myself
time took a fleeting pause..
throwing me across the next page, sharing
with me a sneak peak to the next chapter.
but playing life with the tick of a clock on track,
time veiled my eyes.
and left beauty to remember
that getting ahead would leave
behind a pair of shoes.
leaving the last tool of protection.
beauty mentioning to something beautifully
crazed with sane, insanity.
before i get ahead of myself,
i'm going to catch up to you
leaving the little knowledge of
the next chapter black and ...