After The Snap

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I WOULD IF...

I would if I could roll back the years

I would simply hold back the tears

I would pin back the ears

I would clip away the thorns

With my shears.

It was just a blur

I blinked and you weren’t there

Frightened standing in the dark

You could smell it in the air

We were supposed to trip the light fantastic

I was gonna be like Fred Astaire.

What happened was a comedy of errors, poor judgement

And an opportunity taken advantage of.

It’s what happened when she stopped caring and pretending she was in Love.

I’m in my lonely place banging away at my computer keys.

One year and a day from where she left me.

Am I worse for the wear, most noticeably?

Am I carrying on as if love will one day abound right here beside me.

Most definitely.

I would if I could roll back the years

I would simply hold back the tears

I would pin back the ears

I would clip away the thorns

With my shears.

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