I Could Have Been a Poet

(Joshua Lyons)

Describes the bitterness of missed opportunities and wasted time in a failed relationship.

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Verse 1 This may be rude to ask But were you sedated? How could you miss the Affection I predicated This feels personal And premeditated At first a novelty Life's gift to me belated Pre-Chorus You put the dumb in wisdom Yet maintain intellect A starlet in a slum Command, but give no respect Let me see the Rules of your game Mine is several pages Yours is one Blank and plain Chorus Even now in my own sick, special way I love you more and more, with each passing day I could have been a poet I could have been free From written accounts of The shit that you did to me Verse 2 Poetry comes naturally I'm naturally a poet Don't you see? We'd be good together I'll admit it's true You always show in fair weather The sun's out, the sky is blue Pre-Chorus You put the evil in devil Lord knows where you got the d Trying to haul away all the Disgust that you've left with me I'm unable to detect Any sign of intellect Go back to your God He released you With a defect Repeat Chorus Verse 3 She's a really nice girl The epitome XX XXXX XX XXXXXX XXX XXXX XXX XXXXXX XXXXX XXX XXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXX XXXX XX XXXXXXX XX XXXX XXXX XXX XXXXX XXX XXX XXXX XXX XXXXX XXX XXXXXXXX XXXXXX XXXX XXX XXXX XXXXX XXXXXXXXXX XXX XXXX XXX XXX XX XXXXX XXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXX XXX XXXX XXXXXXXXX XXXXXX XXXXX X XXXXX XXXXXX XXXXXXX XXX XXXXXX XX XXXXXXX XXX XXXXXX X XXX XX XXXXXXX XX XXXX XX XXXX XXX XXXXX XXXX XX XXXXX XXX XXXX XXXXXXX XXXXXX XXXXXX XXXXX X XXXXX XXXX XXXX X XXXX XXXXX XXX XXXXXXX XXXX XXX X XXXXX XXXX XXXX X XXXX

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