i swore i love you's and promised you fresh kisses with every departure. i swore i would be there, wherever there was. swore i'd care for you and miss you when you were too far but i never said i'd save you.
you were standing on the edge, with a lit cigarette and an empty head. you were looking at me and i was looking through you. fifteen floors high, fifteen years since i first met you and you were standing on the edge.
i was looking right through you, right to the other side. to the sky, to the melting horizon, to the world you once loved. i was looking into what you once saw and you swore,