So, you just let me find it out the hard way,
just hear it from any
Your smile, like a quarter moon, far,
in a place that might
as well be space.
In another time, I would have wept,
thrown my tears
to the wind
and sneered, “Jerk”
of jerks that dances to destiny’s
and leaves dreamers sleeping.
(The fools that we are.)
you, a prince in steeled armor,
risk all to face the dragons.
kings and queens will sway to your music
and laud you over the
jesters who turn home
and sleep and dream of champagne and
Oh, how I envy and love you for that,
while I hold your
face hostage and
release it on my blackest nights.
Your smile, like a
quarter moon, lights my heart.