Coffee Joint

I remember it perfectly, the way you rest your elbows on the table, the way you held your drink. I remember it perfectly, the booth where we sat, that little corner where you had rest your back. I remember it perfectly, the things you said, the way you smiled at me. I remember it perfectly, by looking at you, I knew how much you meant to me. I remembered it perfectly how the look on your face implied you had no clue, you make me fall in everything you do.

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Cliff Hanger

After our little stroll

We sat on a bench nearby

And then talked for a little while

 

Winter’s breeze passed us by

I knew the time was running out

My feelings I have to say out loud

 

All the things I meant to say

I poured them out

All along your way

 

You held me in your embrace

And a little longer

I wish we’ve stayed

 

It was too much to think about

I know that full well

I left you with no words to say

 

Yes, I will give you time

I will wait till you need

But what should I make of us?

Realize

There was this moment

I realized it was you,

it’s you I want to be with

it’s you I saw my life with.

 

It was so perfect as I see

a future with you and me.

Growing old with you

like it was always meant to be.

 

These are all what-could-be’s

and just a bunch of maybe’s

I’ve also thought of what-if-not’s,

if we ever draw the line in friendship.

 

If we aren’t meant to be — and

only as friends we’ll ever be

I know I’ll be okay, because

God has a plan for me.

 

Imperfect Child

 

I’m not a perfect child

Your dreams I can’t achieve

I am child with flaws

that I do admit

 

Have you ever tried

To see what makes me smile?

Have you ever cared

About things that make me cry?

 

I try to understand

But sometimes it’s too much

What goes on your mind

I don’t believe in such

 

You try to take away

What matters to my heart

You don’t give me a say

Now it makes us fall apart

 

I’ve done quite a few

And thought you would be proud

As I try to talk to you

You start to bring me down

 

I still try to live up to you

But nothing ever seems enough

I chose a path I want to live

And that’s not up to you.

 

A question always lingers

somewhere in my mind,

were you ever proud of me,

will you ever be?