In a black and white world
We stood side by side
Just a rookie in this love game
You kept me
On edge

You were always the purity to my darkness
So I let you make the first move

My fragile king

I know you wanted to take one step at a time
So I kept my guard up

But on knights we took walks next to
That old castle
We planned standing at the altar
Where clergy kept watch
As your queen vowed to always protect you

But I could never be straight with you
Always a few steps ahead of my king
If I slowed down
I may have caught on

Your ‘mate’
was checking you

She started off just a pawn in our games
But in time you gave into her advances
Let her take my place
And before my eyes
She became

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