Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Burnt Ashes

Your beauty moved men
Falling in love with you
Was very simple to do
You forged an identity
Out of the wreckage
And refused to be used
I will never forget looking
In your beautiful eyes
I will never forget thinking
I could be yours
But loving you was suicide
No one was allowed inside
Where you lived
That illusion of courage
That image of grace
You don't let anyone in
Or they might find
You've been burnt
Your insides are ashes
There is nothing left
But the ghosts
Of someone who used to hope
But now has nothing
But her outside beauty
And memories of a past life
Before the fire
That consumed you