Protecting The Heart
Living in the streets you gotta be street-smart.
It's kinda like that, protecting your heart.
Watch your back, check over your shoulder,
Stay aloof 'round here. It ain't gettin' much colder.
You can't be too careful. I'ts a world of games.
Keep yourself safe to keep yourself sane.
Gotta keep quiet, gotta stay low;
(sometimes silence is the way to go.
People pass you over when you don't say any words;
Sometimes that's better, to avoid the little hurts.)
It's really no one's fault, they're only human after all;
They don't know what they're doing when the make your feelings fall.
'Course, there's a couple good ones out there who never press too much.
They listen to your feelings; spend time with you and such.
They know exactly what it's like beneath life's grime and dust...
They're the ones who you can slowly, slowly start to trust.
Comments on this poem/writing:
|Meridian (220.127.116.11) -- Monday, March 15 2004, 06:36 pm|
Dragonsinger, we do have to watch our back, and use good judgment from time to time. "Protecting the Heart" such floetic poetry.
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