Numb

I hold you too close
In my heart
Pressed firm
Against the walls

But these chambers weren’t
Meant to hold this much love
To pump this much you

I’m afraid I’ll turn
Blue if you ever go
Afraid I no longer know
How to take a breath on my own

In hopes to forget
What might come
I took a shot of novocaine
To numb the future pain

But I still feel you too much
In my heart
Pressed firm
Against the walls

I’m afraid I no longer know
How to take a breath on my own
Afraid I’ll turn
Blue if you ever go

I Cannot Love (Song Lyrics)

I’m in love
I’m in love
With this girl
I cannot love

She’s the one
She’s the one
She’s my one
And only sun

When she comes
When she comes
It’s like re-falling in love

I’m so done
I’m so dumb
I can’t walk or stand or run

I’m in love
I’m in love
With this girl
I cannot love

She’s the sound
She’s the sound
If there’s none
She’s not around

I’m in love
I’m in love
With this girl
I cannot love

She’s the sound
She’s my sound
I swear she’s
The sound of love

I think she’s
The sound of love

I know she’s
The sound of love

Writing for the Soul

By Benjamin Grossman and Cassa Bassa

I savour your words on my tongue daily
Reading aloud your thoughts and feelings
As if sampling a handcrafted recipe

Words, by their prowess, bring life or death
From yours, I only taste an antidote
Each sentence a mouthful of succulent nourishment
Leafy greens of personification and aromatic spices of diction
Lines of sugar poured over smoldering pages
The flavor of an elite story

Always I crave your expression
Every fibre yearning for your art
Never stop writing
Your every scribble satiates my soul

(This is part of a collaborative poetic effort between myself and Cassa Bassa. Make sure you check out her blog by visiting Flicker Of Thoughts.)