Spare me the sympathy
I'm sorry for your guilt
It's all so complicated
But that's how it's built

\\\\ I will not craft a plastic smile
\ nor will sappy tears be shed
I'll simply put in writing
How I feel instead

\\\\ I do feel bad,
in fact I feel rotten
but give me a weekend
\\\ and all will seem forgotten

I will not be be melancholy....
(no woe is me boo-hoo).
I simply wish to scrap alll this
and maybe say goodbye too

So here I am
avoiding every bit of cliche
But still ending up
saying the same things anyway


: september 1998
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