“enumerate cathedral walls”

i’m at the stoplight trying to remember it all…

before we crash against tomorrow…

Fuel up my insides with disbelief

I hear all the photographs talking about the lost collapse

a million sounds lodging through my brain

fall through the stairs to skin my eyes of sin

One more pinprick to control obscurity like design

shuffling past all the days written in your head

try to imagine a future without recourse

I see the aspiration written across the depth of instability

To conquer a million mountains for you

to withstand the longevity sparkle through your eyes

watch us roll down the hill to burn instinct beyond infinity

walk through time to wash away every ounce of pain

step across monuments with a million lost gifts inside

drive to stand still

enumerate cathedral walls

we watch them describe a piece of faith to amplify every ounce of self control

 

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streetcars chase the sky

step through the broken staircase

faceless values turned around

locked within a trance

colors brittle to the touch

fall through separation

stop apart

don’t wake the dead this time

chemicals spilling from your eyes

lock & turn it apart

like each day chosen before us

men fall from the sky

a paralyzed reaction driven through battle

loose this memory deep in your veins

this situation is endless

houses burning on empty streets

children run towards open bridges when we find a way out

when we paint it in gold

when we write it in silver

when we focus on all the details

situations endless

a feeling left to control

a justification split apart

voices half memorized

a future locked behind the past

a future written in your disguise

pictures adhered between their eyes

transfixed with your true control

yesterday they broke all the walls down inside

alone with degradation

stand behind the rain

try to face to light

every distant past buried behind segregation

capture faces like flags in the dark

this house runs across a million dreams

can’t focus on every detail

stand to listen to every hour

capture my sanity before it dissipates

grow past my youth

stand behind the light

every call hitting me closer

years behind an electric glare

fuel burns through my hands

spark a guide to instinct

every hour inside your head

crush the ghost where none of us belong

run past the traffic lights

wish apart every secret we are yearning for

confusion spins through your spine

i’ve seen you crush your eyes with instability

I saw you break the glass with your eyes

when we start to hesitate I can’t crawl back to the empty spaces

every distant shore that shakes the hours away

do we burn away the time

count every step through the wall

when we kept a million days awake

cross the streetcar

look away & try to believe i’ve seen you shut it apart

i’ve seen you shut it down

break apart every inscription when they guide us further away

a face in the distance where we try to believe

cross the hours away

I imagine their minds in black & white

to redesign every impact to a thoughtless disguise

chase the scarecrow to pin his wings

I felt winter drop across your eyes

when we turn the pages and try to forget

is it everything I try to feel at once?

I start to stare across faces lost against the window

shake their hands over and over to remember it all

never try to realize we pretend too far

never try to realize it is all a disguise

I am shopping through yesterday trying to remember my name

stand like a ghost for days

burning time like angels

look across a million reflections but I can only see you

playing chessmen to win it all

but I lose my game for you

I lose my game for you

what words can I say

every hallow reaction numbed by time

impossible dreams I can’t realize

lose my doubts  from this crime scene

paint a million faces to color their days away

submerge all the thoughts holding me from falling

every discovery in the dark

turn to control this vice

fading against time every color I can’t feel

sickness slipping through my skin

every creation lost in my mind

build a million sandcastles to withstand my days

unlock a million puzzles to lose illusion one more time

turn against my true instinct

an Alter for every sin

a fortune controlled by filters in a cage

redesign the loss to win it all

reevaluate every impact gone wrong

hear a million voices through this room

every amplification to escape

overcompensate this hidden values

I saw you laughing in the dark

every substance I can’t feel

try to categorize every emotion and paint it through the wall

lock away every insecurity

a million keys spinning through your head

to break the lock against my heart

they are lost in the field to hunt their eyes

we look inside for doubts

witness every reaction to distinguish each crime

chase the scarecrow to pin his wings

Between The Needle And The Thread

you hold me across the rooftops lost in memory

choices we don’t know why

counting the time left in my head

years wasting away in our youth

on top of the brightest sky

can’t carry the distance

can’t choose the relapse like the needle to the thread

so far away I can’t touch the waves

so far away I can’t find single soul

walking through the sandstorm

remember when the mistakes kept us hidden

remember what breaks me

remember what wakes me

so far divided between the needle and the thread

call the telescopic eyes

washed ashore burning the truth ahead

words bleed with past lives

wasting away in machinery

walking through the train

footsteps creek

broken dominoes

looking through time

fingers numb with anticipation

head bursts with every movement

try to control my intake

but I can’t stop

I can’t stop

swim through the water

every fear evaporates sickness

you are the lighthouse I can’t see

you are the ghost holding me with treachery

try to forecast every illusion

paint a picture for tomorrow

glance across the forecast

colors burn my skin where I couldn’t feel

saturate the blinding light without loss

re-determine the crisis burning inside my head

the sky falls like a broken chandelier

every piece of glass cuts with violation

colors shake out of control

strike me down like dominoes

every realization broken against it’s skin

look through your life

what did you see?

look through your eyes are they grey inside?

look through your eyes are they lost?

like broken dominoes

your words cut my eyes with chemical tears

 

Kite

catch you in the basement

mind playing tricks in every inch of my skin

pick apart this dimension

ghosts lock me in the bedroom

fly a kite to catch the sun

pull harder don’t let me go

cut through my insides

wind pushing me higher

colors break apart my sickness

crash through the stars

don’t let me go

don’t let me go

run against the after image

bursting between your lungs

cut every emotion string

fly harder don’t stop my dreams

don’t leave me just yet

across every age

stand up straight

don’t shut me down

cut the strings of transparency

break the last window to find you standing there

on top of these emotions I can’t run without you

scratch my skin like razor blades