Want vs need

I want to know patience
to calm your fears
to feel acceptance
to never cause tears
you to hear my meaning
to feel safe in silence
you to handle life’s journey
feelings which reject violence

I need to beat my fears
you to calm down
to find some small hope
to smile more than frown
a strengthened connection
to find some sacred ground
to exit my strung out self
to feel my hands are unbound

I don’t want to fill your void
to be lived through
empty words of love
more than what is true
you to idolise me
to be a pretend mum
to be a heart caretaker
a mind that has become numb

I don’t need your endless games
to cry so much
to forget my mind
your blood-sucking touch
fucked-up logic and lies
a sense of disconnect
a constant sense of failure
my drug-free life to be wrecked

Want vs need

msdebbie

Joined March 2009

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When people are moving apart and feelings have evaporated, I believe the opposition of want and need is starkly revealed. Silence is no longer comfortable in this new world order and senses reel (particularly the lack of connection and failings).

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