I remember the way you shielded my body behind your own,
I remember thinking there had never been anything so finely sewn,
You were perfect, a true work of art,
Never before had I seen anyone like you and this was just the start.
I remember the way you held me in your arms shielding me from pain,
The way your dark eyes held me and washed away my bloody stain,
My tears ran freely over your soft skin but you still held me,
You helped the pain to leave my soul you helped me to see.
I remember the day you faced them all and told them I was your girl,
I remember the way you held me and twisted your fingers into my hair's soft curl,
Your possessive touch and loving hold scared all, who came near, away from me,
You kept me close and loved me well, but you also made me free.
You promised me you'd always be there to protect me through the years,
You promised me I'd never cry from my fears,
You promised me you'd never cause tears to course down my sweet face,
But through mine your fingers did ce