After The Sirens – We Buy Jewelry When The Love Runs Out

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I have been both lover and beloved, unrequited
dispassionate and quiet around you

And when I am old, when the skin under my eyes
stretches to wrap around the things I’ve seen,
what will it mean that I didn’t take a chance on you?
Didn´t get lost in a glance from you?
This fragile balance, this delicate palace where one left
puts two people on two different paths
But if I hold out my hands to you
it doesn’t make it right, it doesn’t make it right

I want more for my life than my name in lights,
my name in lights!

I’ve read books and understood them,
understood the looks you gave me
when I sent you a letter from Bennington
telling you that I couldn’t leave his grave without a poem of my own
and all I wrote about was having you and not having you

I want more for my life than my name in lights!





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