CYG – Day 10

CYG – Day 10:  Words

I’m going to share a song that has lyrics that are making me crazy because they resonate so much with me…

‘Loving can hurt
Loving can hurt sometimes
But it’s the only thing that I know
When it gets hard
You know it can get hard sometimes
It is the only thing that makes us feel alive
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We keep this love in a photograph
We made these memories for ourselves
Where our eyes are never closing
Hearts are never broken
Times forever frozen still

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So you can keep me

Inside the pocket
Of your ripped jeans
Holdin’ me closer
‘Til our eyes meet
You won’t ever be alone
Wait for me to come home

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Loving can heal
Loving can mend your soul
And it’s the only thing that I know
I swear it will get easier
Remember that with every piece of ya
And it’s the only thing we take with us when we die
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We keep this love in this photograph
We made these memories for ourselves
Where our eyes are never closing
Our hearts were never broken
Times forever frozen still

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Oh you can fit me
Inside the necklace you got when you were 16
Next to your heartbeat
Where I should be
Keep it deep within your soul’

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Author: sheriroaf

Sheri Roaf is the mother of four wonderful children who turned to blogging after her 17 month old son Bennett passed away unexpectedly. Through her writing she has found a way to help herself and her family move forward in the face of tragedy.

2 thoughts on “CYG – Day 10”

  1. Tears…. just streaming. I’ve heard this song so many times and never really listened to the lyrics. You do that when you’re in pain though. You have a heightened awareness of song lyrics, at least I do. Searching for words that could maybe possibly make you feel even a tiny bit at ease. This was like it was written for you guys. These pictures… his little hands on your face. Ugh. I can feel how much you want to feel those hands touching your face. Those last two got me. You were all so happy. :-‘(.

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    1. Thanks Katie. I honestly listened to that song a ton of times and then one day while singing realized the lyrics were so poignant. Felt so close to home, especially because the last gift my mom gave me was a locket when I was 16. Such a great song. Music has been so powerful in all of this.

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