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Rose petals wither on the floor
As I am left to douse the candles and close the door.
Drawing the shades to complete the darkness,
Drawing the shades; shadows have never seemed so empty.

Everything that she has taken from me...
There was so much left to say,
And by the chill that she left with me,
I feel I should be able to see my breath.

Rose petals wither on the floor
As I am left to douse the candles and close the door.
Drawing the shades
To complete the darkness

Of what was once so sweet,
there is nothing left but a memory
As the smoke fills the room,
a murky suspension blurs the dim light

Golden stars of dust, suspended,
Shining for the days that once were
Longing, yearning, reminiscing
You, my only source of light in this darkness

Rose petals wither on the floor
As I am left to douse the candles and close the door.
Drawing the shades...
For what lies beyond the pane?

I remember when we had everything
Back when you could tell me anything
Never have I felt such worthlessness
Now I know I will live in emptiness
Track 6 from my band's album Altered State
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Mary-Jose Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Speachless Hug (and I'm not often Wink/Razz )  Heart Hug 
Crayyons Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Gary, did you write this?
Zireael07 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
This is brilliant!
dj-dreemz Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013
Very nice.... I have a desire to light a candle, find a sweater....and oh yes, must not forget the box of tissues :) Very heartfelt, thank you for sharing....
BlackPurple1 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013
How romantic lyric!
Fashionable. and cool relation.
SerenityAme Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
the emotion is beautiful
Kissi135 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Student Photographer
It's so sad, but beautiful.
SgtRaven Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It's so heartbreaking..
QuietLikeSnow Featured By Owner May 9, 2012
This is beautiful
SnapColorCreations Featured By Owner May 7, 2012
Beautiful <3
Brave-Knight Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2012
I'm a little nerdy for my own good, so I had a hard time trying to find something I could relate with you on in your gallery. But after reading your main page I really wanted to tell you how I appreciated you encouraging other artists!
In regards to this song, I don't think there is a person alive who hasn't felt this way about a love lost and you captured it beautifully. Thank you again for the fave sir and I'm glad I could find an art form to relate with you on. =D
patmp Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Simply Beautiful! :D
IrreWilse Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
So sad but great
Mypotpie Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2011
You have a very forceful way of creating emotion and putting it into your songs. Only a few people can do that now a days.
ancientpoet Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011
I like it, did you write the lyrics? I've tried to get my youngest son to put some of mine to music, but he's too busy with being in 3 bands, keeping his recording studio going, plus spending enough time with his current gf. His website is listed in my profile.

BabetteBell Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2011
Wow great lyrics my
May God bless you always
missMalvina Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2011
so sad lyrics...
redmatilda Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I guess I can assume you wrote this song? It's excellent - lovely clean lines with great imagery.
LoneWolf226 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2011  Student Artist
wow that sounds awesome!!!!!!!!!!!
Kituyo-Kitsune Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2011  Student Writer
Beautiful and powerful lyrics.
DuchessDeNoir Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2011   Writer
Absolutely love this, guess I need to head over to facebook!
nomanswoman Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2011
fantastic ...
tubbums32 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2011  Student Artist
thanks so much! :heart:
artofascendingangel Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
older14 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
beautiful, just beautiful. just an idea for you:

why am i so alone, is it my hair or is it my eyes, i don't realy know, they all go in fright, why am i labeled-freaky, wierd, and above all sneerd, all i want is a everyday friend, but all i got is a once a week friend, why can't i fly when others say i can, why can't they give me a second chance, i know my skin is not pure and i don't make the boys purr, i know i'm an old sole but hey, thats how i role, im into odd things, not the glitter and bling, i make friends in a minit, but some people aren't in it, and all i want good....friend... (na na na na na na na na na na na na)

by me
CharmanteSourcie Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011
exquisite imagery.
tubbums32 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2011  Student Artist
thank you so much, im rather proud of this one <3
Devils-Star Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2010
I really love it I hope you don't mind that I add this to my fav I would surly go out and by your album
tubbums32 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2010  Student Artist
i would love it! thanks so much :D :D :D
Devils-Star Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2010
Please don't get me wrong but I am shocked that it is really good
LittleMissBroccolli Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010
Just listened to this on facebook. Loved it. Definately going to buy the album.
tubbums32 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010  Student Artist
thanks so much! let me know what you think!! :D :D
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