4.  Now

it's the time
for responsibility
for repose
for regress

beckoning in futility
no emotions
no regret
i'll still cry
my tears
to make the pain
disappear again

it's not there
yet you dance
so close
too close
to touch

i misunderstood
and thought i knew
complexity of
our interactions

i dare not say
that word again
to curse myself
but why not?
let us dance again
into the fire
so we both may burn

i can't turn my back
on all i've learned
and forget what it meant
at one pleasant time
so i may find the hope
to try again
one more time
before i

	- La Bete Noire
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