Take My Hand

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I crossed lines
and made mistakes,
waged war on a heart
much too good to break
And if I’m honest,
in my mind,
I knew one of these days
I’d push you away

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But, here you stand
reaching out
to take my hand,
giving your all
to make sure I don’t fall
while the heat in your eyes
melts away this ice,
thawing hope
with promises that
these bonds of love will last
beyond all words,
beyond the past

Breath of Words© 1/31/17

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