Love Builds and Burns

Love sometimes 

builds bridges and 

makes walls collapse.


Then sometimes love

burns down homes and

digs up graves.


But I won't let you 

be the death of me.


Heartbreak drowns,

yet hope floats.


And gravity sinks,

but faith rises. 


I cried all my tears

but now I can smile

knowing I survived you.


Take your match and shovel

and find someone else

to destroy.


Because it won't be me,

not anymore. 

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Inspired by: "River of Tears" by Alessia Cara

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