Timo Schmitz: “Cold frozen night” (2013)

The wind is loudly knocking on the window,
It’s the same than in my heart, I just feel so,
A restless heart is searching for peace, saying “let it go”.

The wind blows faster, faster and faster,
Outside there must be a big disaster,
Just like the pain in my heart that I can’t master.

My heart just can’t cool down,
Why the yours I cannot own,
My heart is broken as if it was thrown.

You cannot understand what a refusal means in heart,
You do not know how it feels, thousand broken pieces, apart,
Your coldness so near, the way I know you so far.

In my dreams I hold you tight,
The way to our heart, warm and bright,
But all I feel now, a cold frozen night.


Written in: July 2012

Adopted from: Schmitz, Timo. For better and for worse – A collection of poems. Berlin, 2013. ISBN 978-3-8442-6222-3. All rights reserved.


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