Stranger

* ~ *

Midnight finds me all alone
without four wheels. I can't get home
on two feet. Sneakers on concrete
stand still waiting in the middle
of an empty parking lot.

As time passes, slowly
the wind blows, if only
the moon knows what I don't
as time passes slowly.

Midnight finds you all alone
without four wheels. You're walking home
on two feet. Footsteps match pulse beat
down a sidewalk. Your pace slows down
and you end up by my side.

As time passes, slowly
the wind blows, if only
the moon knows what you don't
as time passes slowly.

Precious seconds thrown away
into the breeze. But then you say
what I don't hear. Won't you come near
me that your words won't be wasted
on the evening's bitter chill?

As time passes, slowly
the wind blows, if only
the moon knows what I don't
as time passes slowly.

But I've been lonely for too long
and here you are. Would it be wrong
to trust you? Yes, I'd like to
do so, like to look up at what
don't look like a stranger's eyes.

And time passes, slowly
the wind blows, if only
the moon knows what you don't
as time passes slowly.

* ~ *

finished: May 13, 2003