The lights dance across the floor, entangled excitement I just want release For the longing and anticipation that never comes next.
I stand in the back, tucked away in the corner while the music dies
You dwindle softly away from me and into the night without me by your side.
I keep to myself, I just want to hold your hand and dance but you don’t see me
I’m not the girl you are riding back home with, the one you’re buying drinks for.
I’ve given you time, lots of time to process your feelings and thoughts
Yet you leave me hanging around without time to process my own. Left me wanting more.
Was there ever a perfect moment, when all you had to do was hold my hair back
Pulling me in close to your chest, a gentle kiss on the forehead was all it would take?
To reel me back in this trance you had me in, only now I don’t see how
We could ever be anything but a moment lost in time, a once never known.
The hasty decisions, were all mine to make on my own, since it was just I
That was playing this two person game, without participation from you, a simple mistake.
It’s you, all you, I just try to run from you and you keep my heart beating, just going
Ninety miles an hour knowing I’ll never be the same, never tamed.
Like a drug, I keep coming back for more each time the high goes away
Knowing that I’m just a sucker for the way you move me, I can’t stay.
It can’t be love, this game of you loving to see me fall apart just to put me back together
You got me so good, without loving me the way I deserve, driving me insane.
All I want you to do is love me, just love me. I am tired of the waste, these broken
Limbs just getting in my way, I’ll run for miles oh just for a taste.
Oh but we’ve got tonight, just one night left can we dance and sit by the fire
outside in the back? I don’t know why I let this go on without standing a chance.
So goodbye is what I will say for now as I make my way to something grander
and better, something that will stay with me, a bittersweet desire.
May 21, 2018
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