An Intrinsic Exquisite


he is an elemental




to me he's a duke
standing on a cliff
overlooking a lake

the lake is dark
and deep
and he's not scared

but I am

to me I'm a prisoner
of my fears

all my fears are about
things I am not
things I think I can never be

so to deal with my fears
I dare myself
to do things
to be things
and, once I have done them
I can no longer believe
that I couldn't do them

if he loves me
I will show him
I know how to fly

today I long for the dark