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Category Archive for 'After the Pain'

I dwell not upon the tears That passed between us On occasion through the years; Nor on the words we heard or said At times that touched our scars From older wounds of prior days And caused us to act in fear – To protect our hearts from the pain Of being made a fool […]

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Pretty lights In your window; Dancing bright Like your eyes. Pretty Lights Like the starglow; In the night, In the sky; Pretty lights In your window Light the night Light my soul. -┬ęBRW 12122012

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Sunlight after the Storm

Like sunlight Bursting into the day After stormy weather, And bringing warmth Into the lives Of all those creatures Of the forest Who shivered in the vicious storm, Wondering if it Would ever end, You bring sunshine into my heart. Only you have done this. Until forever shall I love you. ┬ęBRWalker

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Trophy

We can sabotage the future by being too stuck in the past. I don’t want to be A notch on someone’s pistol, Or a trophy on the wall – I have to feel I’m needed, Or I’m needed not at all. My heart is not for show and tell – It’s love it wants to […]

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Womb (Why Risk Love?)

We lick our wounds and wrap ourself in a protective cocoon to guard against another loss. But, sooner or later, our heart craves that closeness, that commitment, that incredible bliss. We wrap ourselves Within our womb For protection from the pain; We walk the path Of lonely wrath, And vow not to love again. But […]

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Too Much!

You’re angry that you were a fool. You swear no one is going to make a fool of you again. Ah, but slowly, surely, the wounds begin to heal, and hesitantly,you venture to take another chance . . . “Too much!” That’s what I said After the last time, After my heart died, After I […]

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We neither one were looking For the feelings that are here; And I know you haven’t told me Yet how much you care; Now, I don’t mind you bein’ scared, ‘Cause I know you been done wrong; Believe me, you can take your time, But, Baby, please don’t run. A girl like you don’t come […]

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