My Baby Boy by tammi hartley
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My wings are the eagle’s —
My song is the bird’s.
But I cannot fly,
And my words aren’t heard.
My name belongs to the Goddess —
My beauty stolen from the rose.
But I am not worshipped —
This garden, I am about to outgrow.
My sweetness is the honey’s —
My grace belongs to the butterfly.
But I have no taste for sweets,
And the butterfly flies too high.
Sitting here with thoughts of you,
Alone and crying – turning blue.
Feeling trapped in my own errors.
Feeling trapped in this old coffin.
I feel as though I need you here.
I feel as though I’m dying dear.
Come from the sky with arms wide open,
Wrap me up – carry me away.
You are lost out in the world,
And all I want is to be your girl.
A feeling never ending – never fulfilling,
A feeling never ending and never mine to hold.
I cannot feel this too much longer.
I cannot feel this — too much somber.
Come from nowhere to light my darkness.
I beg, I pray, please rescue me.