right and wrong

alone by phil burns

alone by phil burns

You tell me I will soon forget
That you already can’t remember
But you are sunshine in July
And I’m the east wind in November

I tell you that you’re always right
You tell me that I’m wrong
I say I want to stay with you
You say I don’t belong

You bring the music to my life
You are my favourite song
You tell me I am out of tune
When I try to sing along

You never want for company
Without you I’m all alone
You stand above adoring hordes
I am soon lost in the throng

You ask me why I hang around
Why don’t I just move on
Perhaps there’s nothing better than
The agony prolonged

I know I never will forget
And you will not remember
You’re the Cote d’Azur in mid-July
I am Scotland in November

About AnElephantCant

An artist/writer/poet combination whose blogs reflect an approach to life that celebrates nature and takes a tongue-in-cheek view of most issues. So you get rhymes and doodles, photographs and comment. Irreverent and irrelevant. Occasionally funny, sometimes serious, mostly pointless. https://anelephantcant.me/
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11 Responses to right and wrong

  1. emmylgant says:

    exquisitely heartbreaking.
    I keep putting scotch tape on my heart, but each week it breaks again with your saturday offering!

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  2. Flowers bloom in your heart, and all should be able to smell the beautiful fragrance.

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  3. bonniehofkin says:

    This must be the muse:
    “Perhaps there’s nothing better than
    The agony prolonged “

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  4. Al says:

    Yeah that’s an awesome and sad poem AnElephant has created. I love it.

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  5. Indira says:

    Beautiful. An elephant is in a different mood today.

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