Believing Words

The villain is my heart
And fear a shield of pain that does not deflect
The wounds it gives just from holding
Make it’s protection naught
I cannot give up in this great fight
But it has been so long
And as my heart and spirit fade
I lose that joyful song
Let the villain turn around
And let the time be now
Fear is not the answer hear
And life will soon abound.

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This Dance

Dearest of the dear I beg you for this chance

I never thought that I might last to ask you for this dance

The lights are low and candles burn

Please let me take you twist and turn.

 

The moon is out right over there

I can see it looking past your hair

I can see it looking past your dress

Perhaps I’ve simply made a mess.

 

But you look so amazing here

And though I trip and stutter dear

I hope that you will take the time to see

What’s inside that I may be.

 

I dream that you can see a thing

Inside of me that I cannot

And love me from the first bell ring

As I fight this awful lot.

 

So let me have this dance tonight

And let it be the way you dream

And maybe I can last the fight

And maybe more if you would deem.