The Yearning

Updated on December 20, 2018

The yearning for you has never stopped

It's just so hard to let go of the thoughts

The thoughts of you

The thoughts of me

The thoughts of new

The thoughts of we

The thoughts of growing old together one day

The thoughts of a love so great that it finds its own way

It surpasses all lust

It can never break an everlasting trust

It's realer than anything you will ever feel

The love that allows you to be silent & still

The passion that runs so deep that it sends tingles down your spine

Yeah that kinda love that stays constantly on your mind

The love that allows you to have your head in the clouds

But yet at the same time it allows you to plant your feet on the ground

A love that helps my heart beat, And it's like the taste on my tongue that's sweet

I would give anything to have that feeling with you again

But you're no longer willing to talk me, not even as a friend

I guess I hold onto the pain as a way to remember you & the mistakes I've made

I just can't stay here because of the memories that won't fade

It just keeps pulling me back & forth

Within myself I have a war

I cannot decide if I want to reach out to you or if it's a waste my time

It's driving me insane because I can't keep you off of my mind

So here I am as a man standing alone in life

It's okay for me to be open, it's okay for me to cry

So now how can I ever love another time?

How can I muster out one more cry?

The truth is that I won't get hurt

I will not allow myself to open up so that I don't get burnt

So am I really going to allow my past to take control of my life?

Am I going to let possible relationships pass me by?

The answer is yes because I can't trust the feeling of love ever....

© 2018 Eric Golden

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