10-9-2001

Damon Albarn can take the blame for this songfic. I swear.

tender Jim Morrison

Disclaimers: Don't own the boys. (Damn) Don't own the song, which was written by the talented Damon Albarn (Double damn)
Warnings: Introspective SAP!
Pairings: 1x2, mentions of 1xR
Feedback: Yes please!
Archiving: You want it, take it. Also at www.yaoi.co.uk.
Notes: Heero POV and I guess it's my attempt to explain why he never hooked up with Relena (Thank-god)
Tender

//Tender is the night
lying by your side.
Tender is the touch
of someone that you love too much.//

I don't know. I've never felt this way and I guess I'm just scared.

You curl up next to me, seeking my warmth, wrapping your hair around me like a silken blanket.

And it makes me want to cry.

Your skin is so soft. So gentle.

Do I love you too much? Is that why I feel this way towards you?

//Tender is the day
the demons go away.
Lord, I need to find
someone who can heal my mind.//

She says that she can give me so much. I just have to smile when she says this.

She doesn't know what you mean to me. She doesn't know that you chase the damage away.

You are the daylight that comforts me when despair is all I see.

You are the one that makes me feel hope again.

Shows me what it is to love again without the shadow of fear above us.

I fought for you to come back to me. I'm never going to let you go.

No matter what she says to me.

//Come on, come on, come on
get through it.
Come on, come on, come on
love's the greatest thing.//

I watch as you run through the green field. I love to listen to your laughter as you run.

I nearly have wept as I think of you. As I stay with you and watch you as you sleep.

I think that for once in my life I have been lucky to receive such a love as yours.

//Come on, come on, come on
get through it.
Come on, come on, come on
love's the greatest thing, that we have,//

You came home injured from the mission and you stumbled, bleeding and broken, into my arms.

I didn't think that you would survive that night. I don't know how you did.

I stayed with you that night. I wouldn't leave.

Even though the others wanted me to sleep. I couldn't leave you.

I think it was then that I knew, your love was all that mattered to me.

//I'm waiting for that feeling,waiting for that feeling,
waiting for that feeling to come...
Oh my baby, oh my baby
oh why, oh my//

But then, you disappeared from me. I was left alone.

I know that I may seem utterly inhuman. But I broke at that time.

I think that was why I blindly allowed myself to fall into her arms.

I never loved her. I never will love her.

I needed the human warmth and she offered it to me.

//Tender is the ghost
The ghost I love the most.
Hiding from the sun
waiting for the night to come.//

I still am waiting for you. I still watch the sky and hope that you haven't forgotten the clandestine moments that we shared. She wonders why I stay awake so much. Why I look at the moon so much. I think the light reminds me of your skin. I think that if I put my hand in it, I can touch your face even though you're far away.

I don't tell her the truth.

Even I'm not that cruel.

//Tender is my heart
it's screwing up my life.
Lord, I need to find
someone who can heal my mind...//

You slip into my arms and it seems like you have never left them.

I hold you tightly, not quite believing that you are real.

You have come back to me.

We may not have that much time together.

We may die. We may be separated forever.

"I know what you need, Heero." You whisper as you lead me into a dark, quiet corner where no one will find us.

You unravel your hair and let it fall all over me, making a curtain as we make love.

Hiding us from everyone. Hiding my humanity as I cry.

//Tender is the night
lying by your side.
Tender is the touch
of someone that you love too much.//

Everything is all over. There's no need for us anymore.

We can fade away into the mists of time and live our life as well as we can.

The bed we are lying in is simple.

The bed-sheets are cheap.

She offered me a kingdom. Only if I could stay with her.

She still doesn't understand why I refused her.

//Tender is my heart
it's screwing up my life.
Lord, I need to find
someone who can heal my mind...//

No one knows why I chose to turn away. Some, Like Quatre and Trowa, suspect.

No one can guess that I gave it up for you.

I could have lived in a gilded cage with her, pining for you.

If only you had died.

But you came back to me. My soul. My heart.

And no one could ever heal me like you have.

//Oh my baby, oh my baby
Heal me, heal me//

I think I am human again.

Thank you, Duo.