You think you are mine

And have given me your heart


You are not


You cannot be mine

If I am not yours

And have not given my heart to you

And I have not

I cannot

I don't know how to

And if I did

I could not give you it

For I know

That the heart you have given me

Is not mine

Any more than you are


The only way to give it back

Is to break it

And so I stay silent

Until the day

You take it back yourself

And on that day

You will touch my heart

With grief

And guilt

In a way

That your smiles and love could not

And take a part of it

That I would not offer

As easily

As if it had never belonged

to me at all.