Being Plan B

I’m fed up with being your Plan B The one who’s the standby guy The one you’ll see when you’re in crisis The one you’ll see when there’s no one else around. You once told me you’d see me when you had time You’d visit when you’d no one else to see I joked about…

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Moving On

We give all the signs That we’re moving on We go out alone We go out with friends We go out on dates But there’s a kernel inside That won’t go away It’s a hard nut to crack It’s a bolt made of steel It’s the love that we feel When darkness sweeps in When…

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A smile just for me

I don’t mind that you don’t think of me first any more. I do mind that you don’t think of me at all. I can live with the fact that you have things to do. I can’t live with the idea that I’m nothing to you. One day when I’m writing my own bucket list,…

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What do I know of love?

What do I know of love? I know it’s a knife edge, a balance to make Sometimes there’s pleasure, sometimes there’s pain. I know it’s what lives on when all else is gone I know it’s the reason together we’re strong. I know that there are times that we wish we would part Then there…

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And the horizon is closing in

I’m looking through the window I can see far but I see nothing There is nothing beyond up close That makes me want to see. When you left my world The universe stopped expanding The future stopped developing And the horizon is closing in. paraphrased from The Cave at the End of the World (c)…

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Anyone but me….

You are sitting tapping on your phone Messaging, Facebook, anything. It’s built a wall between us. I ask you to talk to me. You say you’ve nothing to say. You mean there’s nothing to say to me ‘cos you’ll chat with anyone but me. Do you know how much it hurts To see you smile…

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Songs of Love and Loneliness II

I sing songs of love for you And of loneliness for me There are those that think they are wonderful And those that think they’re twee But bear in mind that I, Unlike all of them, you see Wrote Songs of Love and Loneliness So you’d remember me. © 2011 Jefferson Galt All rights reserved…

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