It was once purple Then white, black and red And at the end, it was a combination of colors chosen with closed eyes
You get so used to flaws That almost ceased to being it To become a great scar that tells a story
How many secrets can these walls tell you? Will they keep track of all the tears, laughter and kisses? Of the nights without sleep? Of the explored worlds?
Your eyes are diverted To a gray and pink fabric That filters the sun's rays And partially conceals the souls That seek safety behind their shadow
Wood becomes universes Cotton dreams Paper in goals And the slender figure printed on the curtains irremediably transforms into insecurities
And with nostalgia you remember Naps a little too long, A plush crocodile, two dogs, Three cats and a videogame How could you be so happy just with that?
The flowers in the window They reminded you of yourself Sometimes so alive Sometimes so dry And nobody noticed them Until you pointed them out
And how to forget That smell that could only mean "home" A combination Of the detergent for the sheets The shampoo that you used A touch of your aunt's perfume And the beautiful characteristic smell of a cat
Now that you are so far from that shelter You cry with the memory of its essence And of everything that symbolized
And you wonder how it was possible To feel so safe from the chaos of the world And at the same time so connected with its beauty
Thanks to four concrete walls A window And a door.