Soul On Fire

Look at the clock,
It's time to get up,
I drag my heart out of bed.
My soul is numb,
My mind is silent,
This is the day she's leaving town.

Slide on my shirt,
Creases scar my skin,
The mirror has no reflection today.
I find myself,
On the bus to work,
As if it's another normal day.

And it hits me,
The cold hard reality of it all.

A soul on fire burns inside me,
With shaking hands I press to stop the bus.
A soul on fire burns inside me.

Off to her house,
It's still quite early,
She might still be wrapped in sleep.
What will I say?
I don't know but,
I have no options anymore.

Another bus,
Another vein,
This one leads me right to your house.
My eyes must show,
What screams inside me,
As the driver wishes me luck.

And it hits me,
The cold hard reality of it all.

A soul on fire burns inside me,
With shaking hands I knock on her door.
A soul on fire burns inside me.

I step inside,
She sees that I am not fine.
Her eyes,
They shine,
With tears she's leaving behind.
"Please don't go,"
"I must go"
With shaking hands expected to wave my friend goodbye,
I pull her close to me one last time.

A soul on fire burns inside me,
With shaking hands I wipe my eyes
A soul on fire burns inside me.

The End

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