Life Lies Heavy
Life lies heavily today,
heavy like dark clouds on a mountain of slate.
The weight grows as you slip away, nay, walk away to a speedier path.
Time moves slowly for me,
too fast a moment passes, too slow I am to catch it before it is gone.
Your patience left long before I could reach out to you,
Before I could break free of my bonds of fear and experience remembered in regret,
And all too soon that small piece of happiness I managed to carve has passed,
fallen by the weigh side of my