Russell Nero

Rookie - 41 Points (May 25th,1995)

Insult to Greatest Injury


I never thought this would be true
I never thought this day would come so soon
I never thought I would look at the calendar and see it so
Out of the bountiful friends I once had
I'm only down to a handful
Out of the many people I've held close
ones I thought would never change
here it is a new season
and they're changing like the leaves
Adryanna
I can't say I know what's going on
I cab't say I know what went wrong
cause I don't really know
but it was my mistake
my mistake for believing
I could run, I could run
run away from everything
run away from you
run away from our growing empty space
and return like the snap of a finger
and just like that, find you running back into my arms
I guess the blow to the head caused me to forget
forget distance hates me, hates you
forget that you get lonely too
forget..
but I guess she forgot that I said
I wanted no one else, no else but her
I said it in love letter
I said it, I said it
I promised nothing more but to be the best
but here I stand in line as second best once again
Does my cycle ever end
And to reclaim my place in line
I have to say...
but how many times have I said the things I need to say
Too many count, too many days too late
So all I'm good for is a day late friend
So all I'm good for is a loser in disguise
No, I'm a loser on the outside
I thought things would change this year
or so I thought
I thought I was more than a hopeless romantic
well so I thought
I thought I was...
but no...
All I'm good for is a place holder
All I'm good for is holding someone else's place in line
All I'm good for is a doormat to walk all over
while I wear is a t-shirt that says day late friend
Insult to greatest injury

Submitted: Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Edited: Thursday, November 07, 2013

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