Beautiful Disaster

Instead of Flying

I wish I would have learned to fly
When you pushed me out of the tree
But instead I fell down and scraped my knee
I learned to work around
My faulty pointless wings
I used my words to pretend
That they didn't mean a thing
And when I found some time alone
Where no one could hear my doubts
I'd fall down under the starless sky
And begin to scream and shout
I knew that people could hear me
As I cried that night
But I pushed them all away
Due to a cowardly might
And so they walked out of my life
Because I pushed them away
When in actuality
I really wanted them to stay
I wanted someone to fight for me
To smother me with love
I needed someone to hear my cries
And lift my eyes up above

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