Faith Is Blind

When I come home
I climb the stairs
To wash the night from
The length of my hair
To wash the dirt from
My broken fingernails
When I come home
I will be yours

Give me an inch
I’ll give enough rope
Give me a last chance
I’ll give enough hope
Give me a weak flame
I’ll keep it burning
Flickering on
Flickering on

And if I said I never lied to you
If I said I know not what I do
If I said I never lied to you
Take me in your arms
and have me believe
Baby, your faith is blind

The more I stray
So many miles
The better I get
At my hospital smile
The more mistakes I
Conspire to make
The less they seem
To feel like mistakes

When I come home
I will be yours
I’ll be your baby
Behind the closed doors
I’ll be the last one
To turn the lights out
For tonight alone
I will be yours

And if I……

 

(Copyright Mark James Pearson)