On Loving | Nomad, She Wrote | Heather DuBrall

Whether it was love or teenage infatuation,
My first was a man, a master of manipulation

He told me he didn't love her
He kept me at arm's length
As long as it served him

If I could only show him that I was worthy,
I thought that he would choose me
But I was wrong



Whether it was love or desperation,
My second was a man, a master of deception

He told me that he loved me
But he kept others at arm's length
As long as they served him

If I could only show him I was worthy
I thought that he would choose me
But I was wrong



Whether it was love or fascination
My third was a man, a master of deceit

He told me he that he wasn't ready,
And he kept me at arm's length
As long as it served him

If I could only show him that I was worthy
I thought that he would choose me
But I was wrong



Manipulation, deception, and deceit
Three men I wish I could unmeet...

- - -

Whether it was love or adoration
My fourth was a man, a master of compassion
I never told him that I loved him
I kept him at arm's length
Even though it didn't serve me

If only I could see that he was worthy
I should have known that he chose me
But I was blind



Whether it was love or fleeting passion
My fifth was a man, a master of emotion
We loved each other, held each other closer than arm's length
Even though it didn't serve us

If only I could see that it was never meant to be
I should have known that he wasn't meant for me
But I was blind



Compassion and emotion
Two men who restored my loving devotion...

- - -

In the cold of the night
Where the blue light shines
I ask myself, "have I ever learned to love?"

If only I was worthy
I thought that love would choose me

I was wrong, then I was blind
I choose men who were unkind

And the ones who were nothing but nice
Their love did not suffice

- - -

When I think of love or emotions intertwined
I feel the pain of a child left behind

But one thing I've learned in time
Is that I still love mankind

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On Loving Framed Print by Heather DuBrall | Nomad, She Wrote