525 – Skinned knees

Green lights
And heavy breathing.

Red eyes
And trembling hands.

Is this your life?
Are these your feelings?

White walls
And inner screaming.

Black thoughts
And quiet moans.

Are those your bloody knuckles
On the wall?

Rusty skies
And burning angels.

Golden cages
And blank faces.

What keeps you here?
Where have your dreams gone?

Steel roses
And lost lovers.

Leather jackets
And tied wings.

Who said life would be a safe bet?
Run, fall, fly, bleed, tumble,

Have your heart broken!

Get hurt!


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