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If Brick Walls Had Hearts...

Updated on March 29, 2015

What if


weren't really

as strong bricks

as bricks are?

Is there some way

they could fake it?

How much faith

can we really

put into our emotional walls?

How well can we protect our hearts,

when we’re only pretending

to be strong?

What if

after I had spent an entire month

telling myself and my friends

that we were done,

I saw a picture of you and

I got old feelings back?

That doesn’t negate how you broke my heart.

Am I a fool for wanting you back?

What if I weren't really made of bricks?

Should I lose my self respect?

What happens when you blink

and your mansion becomes a shack?

Damn, I thought I was bad.

What if

the bricks told me lies

just because

I wanted to guard my pride?

What if

I am truly weak inside?

What's gonna happen

when I realize

you can no longer

be in my life?

What if

I wake from false bliss?

What if…

What if

the memories I forced myself to forget,

pushed their way into my head

while I was dreaming?

Can I really control it?

Dreams have a way of numbing you

and showing you scenes knowing you can’t escape.

It makes me not want to sleep

cause I know seeing your face

while I’m susceptible,

is gonna mean

bad news for me.

What if

my heart goes against my mind?

What if

my soul knows it you’re all wrong,

but my conscience wants to give it

another try?

What if

I don't allow myself to see the good in anybody

because you’re always around to stop me?

What if

bricks weren’t really bricks?

What if

shelter lied about

what it really is?

What if

The walls decide to cave in

and break the building;

crushing every part of me?

Was I deceived to death,

thinking the structure

would protect me?

What if these weren’t hypothetical questions

and I am suffering from you

all over again?

What if

I don’t find myself in the end?


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