The Wings Of Icarus

How people are so eager to love those who reject them in return, and fail to heed the advice of those who've seen it before, it's also about trying (and failing) to control addiction

Friends wallow in misery, self-made but you're still desperate to help

Lessons learned, what a remark, because they do it to themselves

Her voice and memory haunt you till the end, but you're still in love 

You cry for her, though she would happily neglect you, love is here

But logic has disappeared

 

The list of names grows longer, all have neglect in common

And self-destruction, because you love the downward spiral too

Even if they never could begin to love you

 

She's spreading her wings, long lost to the horizon's call

And her heart burns like the sun, and now she begins to fall

Lover's history reenacted and the consequences play out the same

Because even if you love her, she will never change

 

Lovers threaten to run far away, and you're dragged deep in the hunt

You could never understand, or fail to serve yet again

Swept away by the winds now hostile, again you've taken the bait

The chances for preservation long ago left, now you know you're too late

 

The list of names grows longer, all have neglect in common

And self-destruction, because you love the downward spiral too

Even if they could never begin to love you 

 

The cycle lasts beyond human endurance

And you seek to suffer me with assurance

You can never control addiction, and there's the con

Because it blinds you, misguides you, till everything else has gone

 

The End

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