Treasure Island

Ace Of Black Hearts

(04/17/1984 / Homa Lousiana)

Watching A Flower Wilt Away And Die


To many abandoned moments.
The river can't run dry.
No more strangers passing bye.
Dodging all the lights.
Living all these lies.
You can't change my mind.
Even among summer skies.
A flower not watered wilts away and dies.
Becoming nothing more then dirt and earth.
In a position of discomfort.
I sit and wonder.
Where did I go so wrong?
Leading a stray straight into decay.
I watched her burn and did nothing.

Submitted: Sunday, May 05, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, May 07, 2013

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Describing how it feels to hear someone say there are going commit suicide and do nothing about it because you seen it as a grab for attention. Feeling your at fault because she fell in love with you, but you rejected her.

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