07 November 2005

taking the leap

you say the water's great, but
who gave you the right to define great?
it's all relative, so for all i know,
i might drown despite your assurances.

"what if"s are black ice, leaving us skidding down
a road paved with regrets and doubt,
scattered with shattered dreams,
so i may as well stay in my ebony tower.

if your laughter is my joy,
then your tears are my pain.
simple logic, bubbled in with a number two pencil only please.
if i love you, then you cannot help but hurt me.

...so why do i insist on thinking it would still be worth it?

it is so hard to fall and to miss the ground,
or to get up once you remember that you can't fly.

04 November 2005

have a little faith

So, I don't believe in God, at least not the way that he/she/it is seen in the context of organized religion. But I believe in the beauty and immensity of the night sky, in silver frost on the trees in the morning, in the warm caressing rains of the monsoon. I believe that love is the driving force behind the universe, that words are the key to unlocking said force, and that there is always hope for a better world. And I don't know about you, but for me, that is enough.