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The Lodger

The Lodger

 

We let him in

And he stayed

 

He had been pleading

Out there

Wanting somewhere to stay

 

At first we thought he was just like all the others

Some fly-by-night who would be here then gone

 

But no

He wanted to hang around

 

He was everywhere

Into everything

He made us change our daily routine

He was probably in the kitchen (and we w...

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La La Land - some years later

I will always love you, we softly sighed

As we kissed and left each other's eyes

Friends forever we vowed out loud 

Heart beating empty, I left not looking round

Our lives ticked over with neither of us around

Too much lost to ever meet as friends

But such deep feelings can never stay calm

Would things ever change to bring us back around

Time ticks by, daily lives pass on

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Snowy Night in the Early Spring

Snowy night in
The early spring—
Winter heavy upon
My memories—
I see your figure
Approaching in the dark,
A silhouette in the snow
Against the lantern lights.
Inside, the house is warm,
Though I stand below the lintel
Watching your approach and
Feeling the chilly breeze.
The sight of you
After the long season
Of longing separation
Brings a smile to my heart.

You hesitate in the ...

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Gathering Winter Fuel

Gathering Winter Fuel

 

Return to me and bring your loving flame,

despite your sparks my kindling rarely smokes.

Without you life will never be the same..

 

Between us lies a frozen lake of blame,

through which only a twig of passion pokes.

Return to me and bring your loving flame.

 

Unless we mend our ways the fates will claim

the pyre where our prid...

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