tagNon-Erotic PoetryThis is for (me)

This is for (me)


[A gift from my partner in crime.]


for the ones who know how powerful we are
who know we can sound the music and the people around us
- simply by playing our own strings
for the ones who sing life into broken wings!

open their chests and offer their breaths as wind on a still day
when nothing seems to be moving
(spare those intent on proving god is dead)
- for you when your fingers are red
- from clutching your heart so it will beat faster
for the time you mastered the art of giving
yourself for the sake of someone else
for the ones who felt what it is to crush the lies and live truth so high
that steeples bow to the sky
this is for you

this is also for the people who stay up all night
just to fight the good fight
this is for you

this is for the men who showed me the hardest part about having nothing
is having nothing to give
this is for the people who rattle the cage of the image they've had to live
this is for you

for the ones who know the math of insomnia
the thoughts that only come at 2 am
and your ‘solo for saturday night guitar’ amen.

this is for no becoming yes
for scars becoming breath
for fear becoming trust
for saying i love to people who will never say it to us!!!
for scraping away the rust
and remembering how to shine!
this is for the wings of possibility waiting to spread inside us
this is for you

so live NOW,
dont go a second hushing- the percussion … of your heart
play loud- play like you know that clouds
have left too many people cold and broken
and your their last chance for sun
play like there's no time for hoping better days to come
play like the apocalypse is only 4... 3... 2...

- BUT you have a drum in your chest that could save us
you have a song like a breath that could raise us
like the sunrise into a dark sky that just prays to be blue
play like you know we wont survive- if you don't
but we will if you do...

play like saturn in on its knees
proposing with all its ten thousand rings
because its all inside us
we give every single beat
this is for saying yes...
this is for saying yes!

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