Fail To Tell Me

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 03:39 -- SunFire

 

Fail to tell me, if you think I am not strong.

Do you really think that I don’t know?

I’ll tell myself, I won’t leave you to suffer with the truth for long.

 

You see that I cannot sing one wisp of song,

Yet you—so kindly— still smile, applaud and bow.

Fail to tell me, if you think I am not strong.

 

My limbs, no, my body tissue, is rather thick, am I wrong?

Yet you won’t agree, won’t deliver the woe.

I’ll tell myself, I won’t leave you to suffer with the truth for long.

 

My sense of humor is an empty crater, I never go along,

Yet you still try, and laugh, and refuse to look a foe.

Fail to tell me, if you think I am not strong.

 

My heart, a barren wasteland, with you cannot belong,

Yet you won’t tell me it is cold as snow.

I’ll tell myself, I won’t leave you to suffer with the truth for long.

 

So what with you? Why won’t you be gone?

No more euphemisms, only the truth, please let it show.

Fail to tell me, if you think I am not strong.

I’ll tell myself, I won’t leave you to suffer with the truth for long.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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