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Pigeonholed

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(From "Pieces of Me")

Pigeonholed

 

You can be anything you want, they said

Throwing falsehoods at her

Freedoms of youth

With a path yet unlived

Not even written yet

 

But when she tried to follow her dreams

They said slow down

Time is on your side

And knowledge only comes with age

You’ll learn

 

And she did learn

That time is against us all

Slowi...

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Pebbles and Boulders

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When she began walking

Her boulder was a pebble

And the mountain was a tiny hill

Now the boulder gets heavier everyday

The mountain becomes steeper

People run by as if she's not there

She trips over pebbles now

If she could just make it to the top

She would drop the boulder

Watching it crumble

And crush all the pebbles

They say she made it all up in her head

But...

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