The screen goes black
How did it come to this?
When exactly did we get off track?
No more living in a state of ignorant bliss
Eyes wide open, senses on full alert
Wishing to dull the feelings within
To find a way to quiet all of the hurt
But it’s team floodgates for the win
One can’t pick and choose which emotions to feel
Wouldn’t it be grand to be able to feel only some things?
And to decide how quickly we can heal?
Why must it be for me all or nothing?
I’d like to quiet the anger, unrest, fear, & sorrow
Let only the joy, hopefulness, and love reign
What a happy place my mind would be on the morrow
If I could just let the ill feelings an illness feign
But that is not how it is meant to be for us
Every tear and laugh help our hearts be free
For though we may wish our minds never to fuss
I fear then that the beauty too would cease to be