scarlette Phoenix

Rookie (1987 March 25 / Cape Town)

First & Last


Together we were
Inseperable not
Hear we did
but listened not
Thought of successful futures
But together not
Happy yesterdays
today is not
Less than a year together
to seem so long
Torn apart for a minute in theory
but a lifetime in practice
Why you left me is all I ask
Your first I was
but I wanted to be your last...

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Submitted: Saturday, February 02, 2008
Edited: Saturday, March 08, 2008

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