In The Rain

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A wise young man once told me it was there in my eyes
Said he saw my troubles plain as day
But then resent and anger said the timing was off
I don’t want to let this wash away

And I don’t believe it’s happening again
No help that after all it’s only pain
After years of chasing shadows around the bend
It’s just another lonely birthday in the rain

Every lovely flower I can hold for a day
Every time the wind blows all is lost
If all these stones I’m stepping disappear under me
I’ll be on the shore at any cost

And I don’t believe it’s happening again
No help that after all it’s only pain
After years of chasing shadows around the bend
It’s just another lonely birthday in the rain

I’m not meant to be the one with a smile
Instead I can see I’m not still a child
The only, the one, she left me for dead
A lonely lost son, my heart and my head


 - October 2001 -