Heart of Babel

[ A Decision of Love ]

Have you ever felt rejection

As you’ve strived for affection

I have, and I’ll tell you

To flee at the mention

For some people are calloused

In their heart, to no fail

And they will beat you, and drain you

In an endless assail


But Love, True Love

Is a treasure indeed

With no restraint nor condition

To set you to deed

Selfless, in wonder

Strength far beyond

All the burdens we carry

Just dissolve in response


And what’s left, but a passion

An intimate kiss

That fells all your guards

Till you cannot resist

So you stay in eternal

Knowing full well

That outside of this Love

Is only offered, a hell


So find that Love

To unlock the chains of your heart

And do not let sorrow and shame

Try to tear it apart

Your hope is not slain

By the wrongs you have known

But instead lies in waiting

Until its day to be shown


So flee from the terrors

Don’t heed to excuse

For the actions of hate

Just exhaust and abuse

For you are a value

And you shouldn’t feel pressured

To perform for affection

When you should be treasured


So when, in love

Has no answer returned

That is the time

Your heart should discern

What is the purpose

To hold to this way

If love is so distant

And your heart’s in dismay


Now, love is resilient

Love is never failing

That is, if it’s true

And not a curtailing

And love could still tarry

Past any old wrong

But if love’s not returned

It’s a solo of song


So sing to a mirror

Instead of a wall

Look for love in reflection

Not in withdrawal

And whatever the outcome

Whatever the choice

Let love be the source

Your decision employs


© GaratheDen

© HeartOfBabel


  • HannahElisabeth

    The new favorite of all favorites... Until Water Wings at least.

    • Heart of Babel

      It like a foreboding of the pinnacle of my career… that I never started. Lol

      Water Wings… my one hit wonder!

    • L. B. Mek


      • Heart of Babel

        Thank you, that is a very kind compliment!

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