IN THE SILENCE OF MY INNOCENCE

Patty refuses to betray her own innocence with a confession of guilt to reduce her sentence

Looking back on how this all came to be

Beyond my vain regrets my self-pity

I’m still not certain how my wool grew black

Not every turn can always be backtracked

 

Looking sideways I see familiar faces turn away

From the stranger I’ve become

Now I’m just a tribe-of-one

Standing strong on sacred ground

With just my shadow on this dirty floor

To call my own

 

I will sit and wait I will sit and wait

For fortune’s wheel to turn my way

 

I will sit and wait I will sit and wait

Here in the stillness at the center of the spokes

 

Looking at you asking me to trade away

The last remaining untouched part of me

Yes things didn’t work out my way

But how can I abandon my last saving grace

(My only refuge in this cruelest joke)

 

I’m looking forward to being truly free

To no more conspiring

With the eyes that look down on me

To no more a whore for tiny tender mercies

 

I will sit and wait I will sit and wait

Here with my loyalty to me

To keep me company

 

Looking squarely at a price beyond the brink

I refuse to let myself be lynched       

With the last thread of my frayed labyrinth string

To buy a warmer bed draped in softer sheets

Where my innocence can never ever sleep

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I will sit and wait I will sit and wait

Here where the misunderstood are caged

Here where the lonely struggle to be brave 

 

Looking inside I cannot allow myself

To be forever changed into someone

Who can never be redeemed

Instead I will sit and wait

 

I will sit and wait

In the space between all things

 

I will sit and wait

In the silence of my innocence

In the silence of my innocence

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