So Now They’re Just

Somebody that
I used to know
stopped by to chat
'Twas awkward though
For I could see
for them and me
the past had passed

(C) Stephen W. Buchanan 2020

Now that I’ve put the Gotye song in your head, here is the video for you to enjoy!

But I actually heard it first seeing this great cover video by Walk Off The Earth

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From the Ashes

It didn’t work
is what she said
Plus I’m a jerk
who should be dead
But here’s the thing
By my asking
a rose now grows

(C) Stephen W. Buchanan 2020

For your entertainment, and for those who don’t get the reference, the song “The Roses of Success” from the movie “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

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