‘Cause you play me like a symphony
Play me till your fingers bleed
I’m your greatest masterpiece
You ruin me
Later when the curtain’s drawn
And no one’s there for you back home
Don’t cry to me you played me wrong
You ruin me…
Every day was the same. It was a song played on repeat-a melody that, despite knowing all the words, she couldn’t stop listening to. She knew the ending, of course. Every day, the final notes played. Every day, the sun sank below the horizon and brought with it a fresh wave of doubt and new tears with which she could soak her pillowcase at night. She’d tried. She’d tried harder than she’d ever tried before, and it still hadn’t been good enough.
Nothing, she knew now, would ever have been good enough for him.
And yet still, there was a part of her heart that still longed for him. A part of her that, despite all that she knew now, wished for how it had been back then, when his smile could light up a room and light up her entire world all at once.
Sometimes, she sat by the window in the bedroom they used to share, looking out as the clouds rolled in over the water, and she waited for something she knew would never happen. Someone she knew would never come. She waited until the moon rose high in the sky, and sleep made her weary. She knew she’d do the same thing again tomorrow, until the well of tears dried up and she found the strength to stitch the pieces of her broken heart back together…
[Head][Lelutka][Stella Mesh Head (v1.6)]
[Skin][Glam Affair][Alyx (America)]
[Body][Slink][Slink Physique (v2.8)]
[Eyes][IKON][Triumph Eyes (Evening)]
[Hands][Slink][AvEnhance Hands (Casual)]
[Hair][TRUTH Hair][Priya (Gingers)]
[Top][Pixicat][Cutout Tie Top (Blue)]
[Jeans][[Cynful] Clothing & C0.][Anyday Skinny Jeans]
[Pose][from Dust Bunny‘s Storybook Living Suitcase Chair][Pose #18]
[Location][The Gates of Melancholy Sim]
[Inspiration Tune][The Veronicas – You Ruin Me]