I kept it to myself
And while you slept I witnessed things that words can not give life to.
You know me oh so well
But I can’t bear to place this weight into your hands, my burdens are just for me to carry.
We laughed just for a moment.
You smiled through tears after that,
But you don’t look at me the same.
I blame myself.
I know Love is just a game, it’s just the rules don’t change and they’re difficult to follow.
Our trust I could never break.
And, if reversed, I’d take every ounce of disappointment you’ve ever known and suck it out like poison and build a river in my veins.
But you can’t swim.
And the puddles that I’m standing in would drown you.
So I’ll leave my coat for you to wear. I never cared about the rain anyway.