I need a heartbeat

I’m not some monster

I just need a soul to love


I met you in the street

Face of pity

Eyes so pretty

Couldn’t be this real


You sang in verse

A tangled torrent

Of forlorn torment

You’ll never know how hard I fell


I need this heartbeat

I’m not this monster

I just need your soul to love


With your body still moving

It seemed to say

Come my way

So I followed you home


Your sheets distorted

In your bed

I lost my head

And woke to find you gone


I just need your heartbeat

To feed my monster

Because it’s your soul I love

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