A Bridge

A Bridge

Where can I go
when you can’t ever know me

It wouldn’t be fair to tell you,
to let you drown in tears
though I know you love the rain

There is a bridge I can run under
when thunderstorms reign, but still
I always wonder if I can go anywhere without you

There’s an empty meadow
where I go to scream, but
I wouldn’t mind if you overheard me

And I might dry your wet face
and ask you how you are

There’s a bridge in the rain
we could run under, and
we might cry if you don’t mind

but I think we could walk to laughter after.

— Douglas Gilbert

Now is Now

Now Is Now

Oh you’re in the now now
umm bump me
’cause i feel like a collision.

Oh yeah we have collided in love
like a bang in a thunderstorm

because when I stumbled upon you
you reigned on me like a
benevolent Queen and
made me feel the King in me.

Oh Zawmb’yee Nuje,
let us return to the palace

but be humble We
and be like rain.

— Douglas Gilbert
Now is now