Saturday, January 23, 2016

Art Imitates Life

Here we are.
Here we are as it has been forever
Nothing has changed
For the lessons are all the same

Time is the only constant
& Life is ever... evolving
The oceans carry centuries
Dancing beneath its currents

& summer winds whisper
The memories of all things past
History repeats itself again & again
Yet the people never learn

Great stories have been recycled
& told since the beginning
& still we can't seem to
Figure this thing out

The blueprint has been made
& the model formed
Still we fight against destiny
Avoid our connectivity

What strength do we hold
If we never open our eyes
To truly behold the beauty of life?
Take in the present, this gift?

Our stories all lay within the pages of time
The storybook of human emotions and lies
Historians, painters, poets share with like minds
Since the dawn of self expression, art imitates life.

- Lyric Lee 

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Cheers!

To all the lies you told me

& all the promises you broke

To all the tears I've cried

For all the letters you wrote

To all the "forevers"

& all the "soul mates!"

For making me love you

To believing in fate


For making me trust

To making me cry

For making me that girl

To leaving me with why

For us and our love

To breaking the tie

For me wanting to live

To me wanting to die


For asking me the question

To me screaming yes

For us and our dreams

To putting us to rest

For all of our past

To a future without me

For wherever life takes you

To my future wife-to-be


For the pain and the laughs

To the loss of the love

For the smiles and the tears

To the memories and the grudge

For truly taking a chance

To truly making a choice

For "What happens next?"

To giving me a voice


For all that has happened

To the pain that remains still

For nothing will be the same 

To what's meant to be... will 

For the best that's yet to come 

I say, Cheers! 

Goodbye and thank you

Forever, My Love.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Prison of Youth.

Locked up! 
So much inside
Trying to run 
Dying to hide
& Yes, they know
For it’s on my face
Just put on a smile
Before the tears begin to race

I am looking for more  
But I cannot see
So I trip & I fall 
& I beg & I plead
I try to stand strong
Yet collapse to my knees
Praying for peace that
May never come to me

So shhhh…, Stay quiet
Don’t let them know
In the darkness you cry 
When it’s too painful to grow
'Cause it's scary to get hurt!
Or worse lose your way
Just keep your head up
Carry on with your days

Cause my dear friend
The truth is difficult to say
You’ve got to stay honest
Stay true, Stay brave.
Take it one day at a time
Let the chips fall where they may
Keep your head up
& surely you will find your way

Lyric Lee