Welcome Back

The air is getting crisperThere’s more clouds in the skiesCool breezes send a shiveras the leaves fall before your eyes Surrender to the wonderSuccumb to Nature’s magicFind a cozy blanket to snuggle underThis beauty is anything but tragic The seasons are changingJust sit back, ever enthralledThe world is beautifully rearrangingAnd with open arms, welcome back…

Late Summer Nights

The sound of cricketsbouncing off of the leavesEntranced by their harmony,they’re stealing my attention like thieves The dew on the grassit’s like diamonds, I swearGlistening in the moonlight,I just can’t help but stare There’s beauty all around medripping off of the starsBasking in this late summer nightin awe of this world that is ours The…

Ode to Bonnie and Clyde

Take me back to those nightsthose warm summer nights when you were mineI didn’t know it then, but I should have held onfor a love like ours, I’ll never again find We were both so youngso free, innocent and wildI was in love with your spirit, your fire,and the way your eyes crinkle when you…

Just Be Still

Just be still, my darling Don’t you know that he’s not going anywhere? He won’t leave you alone like the rest of them You can count on him to always be there Just be still, silly girl He means every word he says to you He’ll always be on your side, no matter what No…

In Your Arms

Envelop me in your arms, my love Hold me tighter to you, closer to you Make my heart stutter and stop, please, and don’t let go of me until the night is through Wrap me in your love, my darling Let me feel how you feel for me in your heart You know this is…

Walk My Way Again

Pass me by Eyes contact and widen Heartbeat quickens, then stops As you say hello and then walk by My world falls down Crashing, smashing into pieces If only you could feel the way I fall I have a crush on you But a crush is what it is It crushes me every time I…

Truths and Shields

Shielding herself from everyone else No one knows the real her except him She doesn’t want people to know what she feels What she hides, what she knows She doesn’t know She doesn’t show Her feelings held deep inside Only he knows the real her He loves her for every flaw she reveals She hopes,…

Kiss

Forbidden fruit becomes a necessity Can’t breathe, yet I’m full of life Nothing can touch me, hurt me, scar me Unless you stop right now Oceans will rise and fall within themselves Time will stop and start all over again Hands begin to shake Memory is leaving me No thoughts of where I’ve been or…

Don’t Look Back, You Can’t Look Back

With eyes of blue and a crimson pout, She paints an image of her own design What she longs to be is what she portrays, No one will tell her again that she cannot shine Her hair forms a halo around her glowing skin There’s mystery hidden inside her cerulean stare Come on, boy, you…

Dance, Baby, Dance

Kick your legs higher, darling Remember, you must keep time to the tune Higher and higher your beautiful legs go, while your kohl-rimmed eyes scan the room Dance like you’ve never danced before They’re all here to see you perform This isn’t just another night at the cabaret, I’m afraid Tonight is the night you’ve…

A Beautifully Simple Masterpiece

You’re my missing puzzle piece the one I’ve been searching for all this time To my every tear, you have a smile and to every lyric I write, you hold a rhyme How is it that we fit so well together? How is it that our minds mesh so perfectly? Before I met you, I…

Battle Scars

She has dents in her armor and scratches on her skin Battle scars, she says, from the pain she always hid within There are bruises on her heart that she tries so hard to hide But she kept pushing, she kept trying She never gave up the brutal fight She’s pulled herself up from the…