Tuesday, February 19, 2013

For You

Blogger absolutely refused to format this how I wanted it, and I have to say--that really pissed me off...


For you
I would be
anything, everything, nothing.
For you
I would laugh and cry,
love, live,
and die.

Please
lead me and I will follow
Dominate me and I will submit
Break me and I will rise like a phoenix from the ashes
control me and I will obey.
Take me and I am yours 
always 
in all ways.
Please
do not leave me floating in this motionless ocean
I cannot swim, I cannot fly, and time is slipping quietly by.

Strip away all that I am
so that I may be all that I have become
Bring me to tears and wipe away my fears.

I have somehow lost my way
so it is to you that I pray
take me back to shore
lead me back to our path,
or tell me where to go
so that I may return home
I cannot seem to find the way on my own.

My compass
it seems broken
torn part by this endless ocean.
tell me which direction to wander
as I wonder
where I am meant to be
and how I am to get there.

Point me towards home
that I may no longer feel alone.
Bind me that I may no longer stray too far.

For you I will float in this motionless ocean
until you lead me to shore.
For you
I would give anything.
For you
I could take everything.
Without you
I am adrift in the seas of time
drowning in my own mind.
Lead me to solid ground.
Please.

And I shall rest before you 
on my knees
forever where I am meant to be
forever what I am meant to be.
Forever
for you.

15 comments:

  1. Lil, this is beautiful. Eloquent. Inspiring.

    Thank you!
    Fiona

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  2. This is so beautiful! Very inspiring.

    Alex

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  3. Blogger may screw up the format but it cannot change the beauty of the words and thought. Awesome.

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  4. Such beautiful words and if you hadn't said a thing about the format I wouldn't have noticed. Now I wonder what you wanted...

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  5. Beautiful and so well expressed as usual lil

    x

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  6. Don't worry about the format, your words say it all and beautifully.

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  7. Wow, simply beautiful Lil. Thank you for sharing.

    Hugs,
    Roz

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  8. This was great lil. Very beautiful.

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  9. The format doesn't matter because this is just beautiful :)

    Dee x

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  10. This is beautiful lil, but there also seemed some sadness floating between the devotion. I hope you find your direction :)

    ava x

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  11. Wow, lil, this is absolutely beautiful. It expresses so much of what is in my heart in recent weeks as there are some changes going on between Dave and I. Thank you.

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  12. Blogger is being irritating this morning, so no responding to individual comments for me. What a bitch!

    Anyways...

    Thank you all for the lovely comments--I am glad you enjoyed the post.
    I wanted some line-breaks that blogger refused to give me, (looked great in drafts) but I guess I shouldn't complain because it did let me publish it lol.

    @ Ava Grace, yes there's a lot of sadness in it. Interestingly, we often seem to find beauty in such things...
    I hope I find that direction too.

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Play nice.