Holding on (on and on)
by Angel Delvillar
(Bronx, New York)
As I look through the window
my hands split up the panes
I see life through the cracks, I see mountains as plains.
There’s a valley where no one travels
by which runs a stream of future rain
I see the sun evaporating it, my reflection remains.
A leaf falls in, a change in display
I see your eyes reflected in emotion yet this moment won’t sway
I look into you,and see a world so wide
I notice you when you try to hide.
In this moment I pray for you because I want you to stay.
My eyes are fixed on you as the world looks away.
Oh, hope in a sea of dismay, I look through you
I see past your shame, Love so tightly knit into a DNA strain
And here I stand naked in the frame.
Through thick and thin forever unchanged.
I’m holding this mirror
here in my hands.
As I write to you from deep within.
Thoughts flow by and autumn’s gone.
I engrave you into stone as our worlds become one.
while these mountainous plains are washed of their sin
I relentlessly try to find a where to begin.
In the winter I freeze the warmth in my heart
a monumental place to start.
I build you up into words of a song
looking into opposite mirrors
on and on