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Shannon Corey: Music

Overdue

(Shannon Corey)
September 1, 2009
Shannon Corey
I watch you sleep in your black sheets with your green walls and the wet paint seeping through the holes of where again we started over. And the CD's in their cases look so pretty against the color. All the people I don't know. And the credits start to scroll.

And as I hold your hand, and watch you sleep, you'll never know this moment. No, you'll never know this moment of nothing planned; an overdue retreat. We're Overdue. We're over.
How could I never know?
I'll just watch you sleep.

I watch you sleep with one foot beneath your blanket and the moonlight shines so thankfully on your face and on your perfect winter skin. I'm falling deep between the mattress and the wall and the pillows start to fall. I know you hate that but right now I don't really care.

And as I hold your hand, and watch you sleep, you'll never know this moment. No, you'll never know this moment, or where I stand. Look harder and you'll see that we're overdue. We're over.
How could I never know the pain that had yet to grow. For now I'll juts let it go.

You start to move. I close my eyes and lay still as not to wake you; typical me. And I hear you say you love me. It sounds so soft and distant. You're so distant.

And as I hold your hand, I'll forever watch you sleep, cause you'll never know these moments. No, you'll never understand a love that renders deep. We're Overdue. We're over.
So I'll just watch you sleep.