adventures in dysthymia

Saturday, January 23, 2010

ANOTHER PERSON

You made me what I am today:
lonely and depressed;
The reason I turned out this way,
sad and over stressed.
You told me that you couldn't stay,
your needs were not addressed,
And ever since you went away
it must be confessed...

I'm another person
and not a worse'un,
I'm another person
yes I am!
I'm another person,
even stopped cursin' --
If you ever come back
you'll see I am!

Yes, my dear, I've really changed,
now my faults are few;
Or at least they're rearranged
and not so easy to view.
Don't look at me like I'm deranged,
I mean it, yes I do;
No reason for us to be estranged --
just pretend I'm someone new!

I'm another person,
I've been rehearsin'
To be a better person,
yes I have!
So won't you drop
that grudge you're nursin'
And if you come back,
you'll see I have!

Stephen Brooke ©2010

It's good to be creative again after a bit of a dry spell. Even if its just a silly song that might pass for one of Garrison Keillor's throwaways. I've played with a tune for it; maybe I'll finish it off after a while.

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