Cherubs and Maenads

I never thought that I would get caught

In a lie that makes me want to crawl into the belly of a big double bass

Why exaggerate a story

You look prettier to me if you cover up the hard noise, the brutal noise

This isn't a maudlin race

I'm not looking for trouble sitting up at your place

I never hid in the cushions, sucked in my face

I'm not looking for pity in the lines of your face

I listened when they told me, stay warm and take care

Through the chaos, all you have is your grace


Again, I try to temper my ambition

With ballet slippers you can change the world, if you don't stop to mourn your past

I don't know why they have to be nervous around me

But I do appreciate that before they kiss me, they ask

Tyra Jutai