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Clinging to ShadowsYou were destroying me.Clinging to Shadows by Vrenn
I gave you all that I was.
I became a shadow of myself,
You had shaken my confidence and I was nothing.
It felt like you didn’t want to know me.
And I kept thinking to myself,
“I shouldn’t feel this way.
I shouldn’t feel this way.
I shouldn’t feel this way.”
I loved your bright eyes in the days when you were always helping people; when you always knew the right words to say.
I loved your thinking eyes when we drank whiskey. And those nights when you would rest your hand on my knee as you drove down empty roads.
And I grew to love the dark eyes of the emotionally injured and numb creature you became. How our bodies flowed from one movement to the next, hearts racing, breath catching, getting harder, and your little whimpers.
I loved how your body would twitch as you relaxed and drifted off to sleep.
What I truly loved was when I looked over to you after talking about my mom and you were crying. You thought it was so sa