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You row away

You row away

A man watches his love leave
This boat trip was once beautiful,
but now you row away.
Is there anything more that I can do
to make you want to stay?

I gave all the love I carried
and made you feel so wanted.
Did this love just smother you,
or did you just take it for granted?

Could I have done things differently?
Was there any more to give,
or are we destined now to part,
so you finally can live?

I had never asked for more,
than you were prepared to show.
I respected all your boundaries,
to watch you now just go.

I am drowning in my sorrow,
as your face now fades from view.
I should have seen this coming.
Your love was never true.

I was blinded by the sunshine,
so my eyes could never stare,
and I missed those signs apparent,
as they lost themselves in glare.

Well, this drowning fool’s regretful
of all the time I wasted.
When another's hand I could have held.
Another's lips be tasted.

I watch the boat now fading,
towards the shore it’s slowing.
It's not that you are leaving me,
but the cruelty of your going.

The boat has left the lake now.
It gave me time to think.
Do I swim back and start again
or let myself just sink?

This boat trip was once beautiful,
But now you've left the shore.
I've made the bank both cold and wet
but can row in time once more.
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