I shouldn’t have been there at all.
I made a bad choice and I triggered
Before that things ambled, but they ambled
Then I stepped for 14 years onto the wrong
Packed full of people with binary faces,
gossip and hate wrapped in chardonnay cases.
Helping you out as a means to an end.
Always an agenda with those fair weather
All that time shared, that you thought really mattered,
tossed away over nothing. Discarded and tattered.
I continued to live it. Thought it’s what I should
A lost part of my mind though was about to
I realised with certainty that it was simply time,
to jump onto a passing star and leave all that behind.
Holding hands to take the plunge with total
Tiptoed wave to wave to land beside the
My life rushed right back to its natural rhythm
swept far away from enforced cataclysm.
Peace descended from darkness to how it should be.
Unshackled now to walk away from those
years of misery.
Yet in the midst of all that madness there
was always one thing true.
The love that gave me strength to leave,
the one I never left was you.