Though the wind surrounds me;
Even when I scream
For you to stop.
Forces change the course of fate
When we don’t know how to deal.
Sometimes I lose the fight I’ve won
Because I’ve forgotten how to feel.
There is a story I was told once
About a very angry man
He had a dime for every time he lost
And he never had a plan.
Things went through him
Emotions, mostly dangerous
He had a taste of love one time
But it was completely superfluous.
I changed the time on all his clocks
So he thought he had plenty
Woke him from a tender sleep
He was all but a bit grunty.
I thought for a moment I wanted him
But then I thought against it.
Because of my challenge to dance in the rain
And he would rather sit.
I would have given hope another chance
He would never have tried
There were no tears at the loss of him
Neither of us cried.
Years later he may think of me
All the laughs we had
Maybe he’ll think of the night we touched
Maybe he’ll feel like a cad.
While I’ve moved on and found true love
He’ll be lost in the darkness of hate
Tenderly, yet bitterly
I guess he thought I would wait.
The story ends in the middle
Where a new chapter he could not start
Waiting for an imperfect storm
Then wanting seas to part.
Just wanting a moment of peace
Without anyone wanting to flee
A moment of temporary madness
I just want you to hold me.