(Revised)Green Light

June 3, 2009
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I might as well set my compass backwards
For you always thrust me the opposite way
Your arrows command me to turn right
Knowing I want to flee left that day

Right when I’m accelerating to the peak
Your yellow light raises a palm for me to pause
Although I make sure to look both ways
I feel I can never satisfy your cause

On some days when I wake up
You’ve already blocked my route to the top
I panic and ponder for another way around
But your red light glares at me to stop

So today I’ve finally gathered my courage
Demanding you to hand over a green light
For I just want to go, to charge, to soar
If only you’ll release the rope of my kite

Unlock my chains and untie my wings
I assure you this does not signal good bye
Dearest mom and dad, you know I love you so
But the time has come for me to fly

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darkmistress said...
Jul. 30, 2010 at 11:22 pm
your work is impressive it inspires me
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