Tagged with longing

FOOTSTEPS

FOOTSTEPS

i’d walk up a hillside of daffodils and get down on my knees and pick whatever strikes me as perfect like you are i’d hike the trail to the creek that winds deep through the woods where beside me i still hear your footsteps you were here i can feel you on the trail i … Continue reading

HURRY UP SUNSHINE

HURRY UP SUNSHINE

hurry up sunshine (hurry up sunshine) the night it won’t abate bring it on sunshine (bring it on sunshine) i can’t hardly wait lay it on sunshine (lay it on sunshine) why so goddamned thin? pick it up sunshine (pick it up sunshine) and begin again hurry up sunshine (hurry up sunshine) need you on … Continue reading

SHINED

SHINED

My day is less sunny without you It’s raining and cloudy and the wind it’s so blustery You took the sunshine the day that you left When you left I still picture your face How it glowed How it shined It’s so bright in my mind I can see How it shined On an overcast … Continue reading

IF NOT FOR YOU

IF NOT FOR YOU

A man like me Is dead in places If not for you Is it wrong to say That you awaken Yet weaken me? Make me alive When I don’t feel alive? More than survive If not for you Not fade but thrive A man like me Who’s given up If not for you Am I … Continue reading

BIDING TIME

BIDING TIME

Looking at this trajectory i may have been fooled from the start or i just always knew it’s not a problem or it is, but one to have i can’t stop thinking about you never have never will it didn’t SUDDENLY hit me when i “suddenly” realized i think i’ve been fooled from the start … Continue reading

STARLIGHT

STARLIGHT

heaven sent a sad lament starlight so bright tonight meant for me can’t help but see your power to ignite from the cosmos how it so goes earth the moon you shine destiny with me you’ll be til then i’ll do just fine rhapsody ferocity starlight so bright tonight.

THAT’S ALL I WANT

THAT’S ALL I WANT

Wrap me around your little finger I’ve no objections Or scruples It seems Make me henpecked and pussy-whipped I won’t argue Or fuss too much No doubt Quite the contrary That’s all I want To belong to you, can’t you see? More with each waking hour And each passing day That’s all I want That’s … Continue reading

OH WHY OH

OH WHY OH

you’re far, far away not me i’m right here it’s you that is gone and to where i don’t know yes you now you’re gone not so long ago not me you were here i remember your eyes the last time you were here yes you now you’re gone why, oh why, oh why oh … Continue reading

YESTERDAYS

YESTERDAYS

these are the old days the good times yeh that’s what they are the times you remember and never forget the ones you look back on with little regret these are your yesterdays the younger days that you’re pining for the past that you carry that keeps you awake at night up and pacing with … Continue reading

AIN’T NOTHING

AIN’T NOTHING

i can’t help it i won’t help it i ain’t never gonna help it the way that i feel when you walk in the room no logic or viable reason for the things that you do what they’re doing to me ain’t nothing that ever could sway make me up and leave you or ever … Continue reading

LONELY TUNE

LONELY TUNE

You’re holding me Vexing me Feels like you’re Hexing me Spooking Rebuking me The thought of you Pecks at me Morning and After noon Lonely tune Here I croon Next to me By my side Make it soon Don’t you hide.

SONG FOR YOU

SONG FOR YOU

hello there sunshine open your sleepy eyes now it’s time to wake up good morning dreamer the night’s done and it’s daytime and there’s lots to do or nothing at all the coffee’s prepared the newspaper just got here the birds are singing they have a song  that’s for you just to say welcome morning’s … Continue reading

BEAUTIFUL FACE

BEAUTIFUL FACE

i need to romance you so tender i feel my soul fills with passion your heart i must steal i want you to kiss me a slow tight embrace i get so much pleasure your beautiful face soothes all of my sadness melts all of my strife and helps me remember there’s so much to … Continue reading

UNDERTOW

UNDERTOW

you are so funny money honey just can’t buy a better treasure than your smile across the land no sweeter treat please understand i just can’t bear another scare cause when you go the undertow pulls right on me right out to sea.

INSEPARABLE

INSEPARABLE

Inseparable Here close to you I’m nothing but invincible No longer two I’m stuck like glue Unshakable Resolve and more So much in store Irrevocable I dreamt last night Of all we do Incredible Please understand Such plans I have Imaginable The dreams you dream I know they are Attainable Your breath I feel Your … Continue reading

ESSENCE OF YOU

ESSENCE OF YOU

at the foggy center of my mind i have a fuzzy picture of you it’s been so long you’d expect it be clear? i remember the outline of you and certainly the essence of you like when you walked into the room or when you were speaking the sound of your voice the inflection and … Continue reading

SCRAPPER

SCRAPPER

                          He was nervous. He had put so much heart and thought into actually meeting her, the fact that it was happening was literally off-putting. A whirlwind of emotion and glee. His knees were wobbly and his heart was a-thumpin.’ Would she even … Continue reading

SHACKLES

SHACKLES

Of you I am curious With restrained fascination I am utterly enchanted You’re unorthodox and peculiar And idiosyncratic Neither logic or reason Could explain how you tick Or account for your ways You’re off-color, atypical And a breath of fresh air In a world where it stinks And it’s stale, hard to breathe My fire is … Continue reading

THE WAY WE DID

THE WAY WE DID

If anything I love you If anything I need you If anything I want you If anything I’ll see you I’m not sure when I’m not sure if But time will tell And so I hope That someday soon That we’ll be close And we’ll embrace The way we did.

THE THINGS THAT ARE YOU

THE THINGS THAT ARE YOU

I brewed coffee for you Although you’re still sleeping Under the blankets Off in dreamland You can’t know in your slumber That I’m sitting here waiting And ready for when you roll out of bed Captivation Fascination That and so much more too I admire Never tire Of the things that are you You’re all … Continue reading

GET HERE

GET HERE

How’d we get here? I mean after so long Can you say? Well I’d like to know Because the road it’s been long It’s been hard It’s been tough It’s been rough there’s no doubt And now I find myself sitting Alone here Without you I just sit in this chair And it hurts And … Continue reading

SHINED

SHINED

My day is less sunny without you It’s raining and cloudy and the wind it’s so blustery You took the sunshine that day that you left When you left I still picture your face How it glowed How it shined It’s so bright in my mind I can see How it shined On an overcast … Continue reading

SWEET INGENUE

SWEET INGENUE

the die was cast when you came into this world the mold was broken the day you were born i can’t help what i say cause you’re beyond compare sweet ingenue you’re the real mccoy and the  pièce de resistance that’s what the french say you’re top of the pops the genuine article i shudder … Continue reading

NEVER BE

NEVER BE

Yes I’m enamored by you So I can’t won’t talk to you Yes I’m enthralled and enchanted and slain by the thought of you It’s been nice knowing you Yes I’m filled with dreams of you and visions and can’t stop seeing your face My mind’s where you’ll stay Cause we’ll never be.

UP THE JUNCTION

UP THE JUNCTION

you’re mysterious perplexing, mesmerizing and close to the bone you’re captivating enchanting, riveting and near the knuckle tell me why you left? left and went up the junction? i should have told you i am spellbound fascinated and forever enslaved. Photo Copyright ©2006 by Adrian the Rock

HARD CROSS

HARD CROSS

I can’t tell you all that makes me tick, when i don’t even know myself. I can’t tell you what tomorrow brings, best to keep all that up on the shelf. I can’t tell you how i got to here, can you tell me how you got there? I can’t tell you much when you’re … Continue reading

CAMERA

CAMERA

i smashed my camera i shouldn’t have done it it was impulse no doubt there are pictures of you in there i knew i couldn’t look at them so i broke it i knew it’d shake me up too much seeing you smiling before the shit so enthusiastically and memorably hit the fan yeh that fan … Continue reading

JUST A DREAM

JUST A DREAM

I just had a disturbing phone call with a girl that I know Well I don’t really know her anymore She’s not a part of my life anymore I spoke nicely and sweetly and with joy to her I was happy to just hear her voice She always had the most melodic voice Like syrupy … Continue reading

HEARTBEAT

HEARTBEAT

The things I would Do for you If I had the chance If you were here And paid me some mind Which you don’t And never did But you could right? The things I would Say to you If our lives were different If we turned back the clock To those days when we met … Continue reading

GLIMPSE

GLIMPSE

I wander the streets day after day hoping for a glimpse of you I scan the skies night after night wishing for a sign of you You belong to me I’m sorry you’re gone I can’t help but dream now ya see? I search heaven and earth wanting only a glimpse for a moment just to … Continue reading

YOU SAID GOODNIGHT FIRST

YOU SAID GOODNIGHT FIRST

It went on for hours Our conversation was just so good It was the being together part that felt so RIGHT to me. I told you I wasn’t sure I don’t know if I want to open up again I say this but I know that I’m opening anyway. I’m vulnerable with you. Despite what … Continue reading

YOU WERE HERE

YOU WERE HERE

When you were here Things were different Than they are right now My heart sang My soul burst My mind was filled The music of you For the moment you were here anyway Life had meaning And purpose And when I looked at you I knew why I could see in you All I ever … Continue reading