Little Willow (slayground) wrote,
Little Willow

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Poetry Friday: The Writer by Ellie Goulding

You wait for a silence
I wait for a word...

Sat on your's all broken springs
This isn't the place for those violin strings
I try out a smile and I aim it at you
You must have missed it
You always do

But I've got a plan

Why don't you be the artist and make me out of clay?
Why don't you be the writer and decide the words I say?
Because I'd rather pretend
I'll still be there at the end
Only it's too hard to ask
Won't you try to help me?

- selected lyrics from The Writer by Ellie Goulding

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