Glass Man: part 1

a poem, a song, a piece of my heart I ripped out and wiped on a page (and look words came out)…

I was already becoming less of a human before I became more human than you.
Trapped in my mind, screaming behind my face; nerves bleed from the stress, true.

Glass man, glass man, sit up, stand out. What’s your name, what’s my name?
Heavy hearts fall apart. Do more, be less. Don’t fall down, don’t fall down.

Forgiving more than you ever could imagine, but unable to forgive me, even myself.
I put my heavy heart made of impure steel away, hidden, tucked back on a shelf.

Glass man, glass man, sit up, stand out. What’s your name, what’s my name?
Heavy hearts fall apart. Do more, be less. Don’t fall down, don’t fall down.

When everyone else looks at me, subconsciously all they see is a big, ugly, monster.
All I see is a man made of glass, cracked on the inside like a spider web, slivers bur.

Glass man, glass man, sit up, stand out. What’s your name, what’s my name?
Heavy hearts fall apart. Do more, be less. Don’t fall down, don’t fall down.

I become more of myself the more I fade away, I can’t seem to follow the logic there.
I’m scared of you. The more I see the more I know you, the more I feel you don’t care.

Glass man, glass man, sit up, stand out. What’s your name, what’s my name?
Heavy hearts fall apart. Do more, be less. Don’t fall down, don’t fall down.

Lonely, so lonely. Even in a crowded room, I feel empty and wonder, why do I do this?
Longing for human interaction, but unable to ask for a quiet mind, a comforting kiss.

Glass man, glass man, sit up, stand out. What’s your name, what’s my name?
Heavy hearts fall apart. Do more, be less. Don’t fall down, don’t fall down.

I’m one blow away, one shot to go, before this man of glass falls apart, shattering.
Yet, I’m still holding together, keeping the pieces of this glass man from scattering.

Glass man, glass man, sit down, stand back. What’s our name, is it plain?
Broken heart fell apart. Do less, be strong. We’re falling down, to the ground.

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