Facing true my reflection's ghost,

I could be better than as I stand.

I love you, but I'm scared.

I love you, but I know.

Can you accept me as I am?

I remember just how you held my hand.

Is it so horrible now you see the extent of what I mean?

I lived every day with foolish hope there'd be "you and me"

My sore throat cleared for one last breath,

Waves part to crash as tears meld against the sea.

How was I to know I'd be alone?

Take what you can from me, while my soul's exposed and bruised.

Turning blue, I cannot breathe.

Shut my eyes and just accept.

A little "story" that's been going on through my head. I thought it was cute, in a sad way.