YOUR SCENT IS ALL I HAVE LEFT

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I watched you love another as my heart broke into millions of pieces

I wanted to touch you yet I knew you were not mine

All I could think of was your fingertips in mine

Your kiss I desired so much to the point of insanity

Waiting as if watching a plant germinate and grow from the soil

I knew you could never be mine

Your heart belonged to someone elseā€¦her

All the feelings that kept coming to the surface

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YOU ARE A BEAUTIFUL LIE

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I stood looking at you
Wondering why my heart would not stop
Calling your voice from the distance

I cried for this love divine
I cried because of this love divine
I cried with this love divine
Pieces continue to fall apart
Every part of you is missing
Every part of you is wishing
Every part of you is leaving

 

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SHE’S ALL WOMAN

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She stands before you
Eyes filled with emotions unknown
Arms that want to reach out
Heart thumping in its chest
Fear dazzled in her bright pupils
Ear twitching from the beating heart
Long neck daring you loudly
Feet firmly set on the ground
Lips straining a smile
Hair massaging her scalp
Those curves unending
Skin shimmering in the night
Beckoning untold fairy tales
What do you see
She’s all woman

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MIDNIGHT ORCHIDS

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It was 1984
He met her first
She saw him last
They danced
He made her a mix tape
All the songs they danced to
All the memories they talked of
All the moments they walked on
All the distances they swore on

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BLACK UMBRELLA ON THE STREET

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You have me mesmerized
I take a deep breath
Feeling the air go up my nostrils
Into my chest
Then rest snugly inside my heart
I know my crush on your whole being
Is never leaving my heart
We did not care
Who else was under an umbrella
On this cold winter night outside
Couples walked by
The traffic kept moving
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