Lighthouse

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic


Imagery for unrequited love

Submitted: October 27, 2017

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You’re my lighthouse

My ship’s in the dark, lost to you

I search for your island

Hoping your light will guide me through

 

You’re on rock land

And I’m lost at sea

If you shine on me you’d understand

How I need you completely

 

As I sail through many tides

I hope one them will be your trail

I’ve been touched by many brides

In all: they ride, in love: they fail

 

But your roving light robs my soul

To this sailing day I don’t know why

It was but the doll of the fool

Who thought love rained from the sky

 

Now you hide somewhere in the rocks

But every now and then I see your light

I know I’m the guy who guises love as he stalks

But I’m also the sailor who dreams by night

 

So many times I stayed off shore

Hoping you’d see it like love

Made of honour as you were before

So there’s no sense looking at the cove

 

I write these words as if my last

I know there’s a smell of salted sea in the air

This is just to say your lighthouse is my past

I steer the present 180 so we have no future to fare


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