Give a Chance








Your love is like a mystery,
a puzzle I want to complete.
With pieces of myself to fill
the spaces where once love reigned.
You thought it would be better
to hide yourself in the shadows,
afraid to feel the pain that comes with
loving someone new.
And so you retreat into your shell
building walls to protect your heart,
no longer looking for love to alight
on your cold, hardened soul.
Yet you shouldn’t run or hide away
because I come bearing gifts for you.
These hands that will lend you strength
when you need to face stormy days ahead,
a smile to brighten the darkest nights,
and my love to warm you when you’re cold.
All that I ask is for you to give a chance,
accept what I have to offer, so step away
from the darkness you enveloped yourself in
and come and rest your burdened heart
within the circle of my arms.

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Close Your Eyes








Close your eyes my darling dear
in my arms I’ll rock you to sleep.
A kiss to your cheek I’ll give
to protect you from monsters in your dream.
Don’t be afraid when darkness comes
no one can harm you while I’m around.
Rest your weary head in my embrace
leave your childish worries for another day.
I’ll watch over you as the moon slips in,
even hold your tiny hand, never wanting to let go.
Close your eyes my darling dear,
your mommy is holding you tight
a kiss to your cheek I’ll give
and a promise I’ll whisper to your ear.

-The Elusive Scribe 110513-