make no mistake..........

staying stuck
what the fuck
to scared to move on and fight for what we’re worth
here in the habit
dumb as Icarus
we fly towards the sun
knowing that sun will melt us
see us undone

just stay
another day
we promise ourselves
we will get away
while the years slip three at a time
and with age our edges fray

we’ll escape
on the toss of a dime
a friendly strangers smile
don’t be so stupid
we both know you are going nowhere
speared by cupid
safe where you are
not happy, not fulfilled
with no guts left and no strength
worn down by the effort of pretence

watching from afar
the one who might
let their fingers accidentally touch ours
we dream of their lips
and embrace
a wet dream
we privately chase

bound and gagged
tied in chains
we have the keys
but we remain
cowards
locked in our own domain

it is not that I don’t respect you
so nice, so pure, perhaps the lure
But you do not speak to my soul
and every blessed day, I swallow
that poison down whole

I love you we say
yet
inside a breaking, yearning heart longs to be elsewhere
to die loveless we choose by will
through standing still

Soaps 11.02.10

make no mistake..........

Soaps

Sydney, Australia

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Artist's Description

Sometimes I wonder what the hell it is that makes us stay in the wrong place. We leave a job we hate, no problem.

And we put way more effort into finding another job than we do a partner most times!

But when it comes to love, we can find ourselves staying where there is none?

We obvioulsy deem ourselves and them not worthy!

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