Fall Asleep, Not In Love

Lone Alpha 2006 (Kaduna)

I don't want to fall in love,
I'd much rather fall asleep
It's better than living with the fact that;
Your heart is something I'd be unable to keep
I don't want to sow a lot of sacrificial seeds,
As long as there exists the possibility where;
From what I've sown, I'd not be able to reap

It's quite easy to steal my heart,
You could say I'm cheap
It's as a result of this I've got a lot of sad memories,
In my mind, lays a whole heap
I doubt I'll ever allow myself fall in love again,
I'm not ready to take that leap
Because my heart can always be stabbed,
And it's through my mind, the blood will seep

I don't want to fall in love,
For as long as the possibility of heartbreak exists,
The hole it may leave might be too deep
I know I'll be tempted to steal a glance at love,
But I won't allow myself the smallest peep
I see love as some slaughter,
And I refuse to be the condemned sheep

I just want to close my eyes,
I'm not scared I'll miss too much
If I feel my heart falling again,
I'll gear down and press that clutch
For my heart is fragile and brittle,
Highly sensitive to the slightest touch
I won't be fooled nor hurt by love again,
I don't have the emotional capacity for such

About this poem

Written in contrast to 2 Much by Justin Bieber

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Submitted by LoneAlpha on April 15, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

1:23 min read

Quick analysis:

Scheme Abxbxxb xbxbcbxb Axbabxb xdcdxdcd
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 1,201
Words 257
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 7, 8, 7, 8

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