Careful now,

long since then,

since I had: hoped,

loved

lived

Curse the man who braves death

by his own hand.

And gentle hearts

which break

two

before sealed

glass happiness.

What's left behind:

Broken plans

and

Fleeting dreams,

Painted faces

and

Rough edged seams.

Careful now

long since then,

since I had: hoped,

Loved

Lived

Fragile, fragile

peace from tears.

surprise before disbelief,

followed quickly by grief;

silenced all for a time,

So…

Careful now…