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I'll start with this, a simple wish
My long-awaited dream to fly
When you told me forever, I almost believed you
And I nearly let my hidden wings unfold
But then I thought maybe you didn't mean forever, not really
Maybe you were just exaggerating
So I tucked them away, hiding them deep within myself again
Flying would prove to be very lonesome, if I had no one to join me

The second was my inner desire to become lost,
To somehow lose myself in search of uncovering who I wanted to be
But to merely pretend, and fall into the masquerade of life was too effortless
Instead I sought to be free, to find what made me different and never change
That's where we clashed unpleasantly
You always knew where you were going; you always had a plan
I only drifted aimlessly, hoping that with a hint of serendipity sooner or later
I would unearth what I was looking for
Losing myself would be rather impossible, if I had nobody to find me again

The final was the most significant, but also the most strange
My fear of letting someone in, to close the distance from stranger to friend
Or even more so than a friend
All my doubts and uncertainties revolved around you  
I didn't want you to discover my soul inside and be sadly disappointed
Or maybe even disgusted with what you saw
So I didn't let you get too close, I made myself think that I wasn't what you needed
Nor would I ever be
So you see, my dear
It was very hard to be with someone, when all along I knew I was better off alone
this is a pure work of fiction..not to any one person in particular. although, the wishes, desires, and fears expressed throughout are my own. thank you for viewing. ^-^ tis much appreciated.
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iwannasammich Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2010
I swear you read my mind. This expresses everything I wish I could but can't. I keep saying this. but I love the way you put words together. Its so simple and beautiful.
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XxLonerEyesxX Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
yay, i can read minds now--thanks!
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Trudos Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2010  Student General Artist
This is beautiful. Good job
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XxLonerEyesxX Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
well, thank you!
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Trudos Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2010  Student General Artist
You're welcome :)
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