all heart

i’m all heart
in case you didn’t know
i wear my feelings on my sleeve
now you’ve got the memo

so don’t go breaking my heart
not if you can help it
but if you have to, do it slow
or like a bandage on a wound,
just rip it

maybe then, i’ll finally learn
that things don’t always work out
at least not in the way i want them to
that’s just what life is all about

i just wish i wasn’t all heart
that i had some brains, too
so i’d recognize when i’m just settling,
and simply making do