The Status Quo

It’s that always-inevitable,

Nettle sting time again,

After the anticipation,

The first-time-again surprise

And pleasure;

That heartbreak song again:

A bus stop song,

A railway platform song,

A tomorrow morning-alone song –

The bye-bye song,

Gently savage chords,

Mellow move-away melody

That mean –

Almost certainly –

We will never meet again.

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3 thoughts on “The Status Quo

  1. lgyslaine says:

    little sadness at the end. I like this writing

  2. wisejourney says:

    Achingly …………something. I can’t find the word. (For now- good)

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