if i knew just how to say
the words
that just can't escape
from my mouth
but they never
quite seem
to make it out

if i could only say
when im awake
what i sing
in my sleep
those happy melodies
might fill the air
and float to you
on the breeze

still silently frozen
on my cold numb lips
they lie
on deaf ears of the world
they fall

they dont paint a picture
they dont paint a scene
one thousand words
will never paint anything

not for me
and not for you
until i can find the words
nothing will come through...

an apology

blistering heat from the scourged and scoured sun is turning and burning my skin to a radiant dayglow rainbow  of blues purples and reds alm...