Chasing Shadows

I have been chasing shadows so long,

even the briefest of light burns.

I have been defacing every love song,

even the meaning of the words.

The meaning of the words still humming,

as if floating in the air.

The rapid beat of my heart drumming,

lets me know that it's still there.

Now, just because it is still beating,

that does not give me the right

To bare my teeth, however fleeting.

at all the women in sight.

Please bear with me if I seem distant,

t'was not my intent, you see.

How quickly things change in an instant,

with two whom are meant to be.