After a while you learn the subtle difference
Between holding a hand and chaining a soul
And you learn that love doesn`t mean leaning
And that company doesn`t mean security.
And you begin to learn that kisses aren`t contracts
And presents aren`t promises.
And you begin to accept your defeats
With your head up and your eyes open
And with the grace of an adult
Not the grief of a child.
And you learn to build all your roads on today
Because tomorrow`s ground is too uncertain
For your plans.
After a while you learn that even sunshine
Burns if you get too much.
So plant your own garden and decorate your own soul
Instead of waitin...