How much love Can we kiss the roses with, Before our lips become grazed By the touch of thorns? I did love, I truly did. You played notes upon the golden harp To lure me through, passageways Towards the messenger Whose message was to remain silent To your waiting game. I fell through the clouds, Through the stars in your eyes. You felt the world collapse In your bottomless grasp. Luring me Like the hound without a leash, I remained enthralled. Could you let me go Like someone without a trail to follow? I have loved this beauty Like a thousand more hearts like yours Never did. Of eyes that never looked up, Of skies that never descended, Of nothing caught In their arms as wide as the Earth. Why am I not like the blind? Like the hound with blue eyes, seeing the sea, Frozen waves With no current to lead me Back to you.