I’m Still Here

There is this beautiful thing that you do

Well, it’s one of the millions of beautiful things that you do

 

Like a meteor shower streaking across a star-packed sky

Or a Tiger Lily waving above a field of wildflowers

 

There’s this thing that you do

That shakes your life so violently

 

But maybe it’s so large that you can’t see it clearly or feel it truly

Like the size and depth of the ocean or the spin of the Earth

 

But I see this beautiful thing

And I feel it too

 

You mistake fear for strength

You mistake pain for goodness

 

And this beautiful thing

Turns my heart to stone.

 

 

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