Could Have ©

I wish I could ask you to not live your life

in order to protect mine;

but we are grownups now

and I can’t let you see me cry,

I can’t let you see my sad eyes at night

when I think of all the things

that might have hurt you

but now only hurt my heart.

By Carolina Gonzalez – (Carolina Portilla Garcés)

February 26th, 2015