To love and be loved, I must
by Ruth warren
shed these wings, walk in
darkness, forget the beauty
Open my heart to the pouring
rain, learn to accept the
true reality, 'with love there
is always pain.
Maybe I should keep my wings,
and fly far away, never to look
back, or have a pain filled
If I give my wings away, myself I
cannot be, all reflections of my
life, will be washed away from
To love I must be just how 'they'
want me to be, to be loved, I
must let go of all that is simply
So these wings I'll keep and soar
within the winds, just being me,
all alone again.