Almost thereThe room looked the same as it always had. The bed that was getting too small for you, so that your feet stuck out over the edge. The mat with the grape-juice stain that we could never really wash out. The posters of your favorite rock-stars and wrestling idols. Mystery novels clashed with Physics and Chemistry textbooks on your bookshelves, and I think I spied a raunchy magazine tucked into a corner. Your clothes hung in your closet; some of them still smelt of you. Sitting here, I could almost pretend you'd never agreed to drive home after those drinks.
CoffeeshopI sit alone in a corner, staring at the wallMy espresso's getting coldBut I don't mind at allAll around me, I see facesSmiles and tears and frownsThis one here got promoted,That one's feeling down And the years go by, like they always do Time will wait for none Tell me, will any of this matter When the day is done? The skinny boy behind the counterIs dreaming of his home;Does his mommy ever miss him?Is she still alone?The door opens and Sammy walks inSuch a pretty girlWhite cane tapping on the linoleumIs how she sees the world And the years go by, like they always do Time will wait for none Tell me, will any of this matter When the day is done? Everybody's got an issueHopes and dreams and fearsNo one's waiting with the KleenexTo wipe away the
The QuestionI watch you watching me,I see the question rise, only to die.I almost thought Id imagined it in your eye.Why are you suddenly running from me?Yesterday you seemed so carefreeToday youre suddenly shy,Trying vainly to hide behind a lie.Whats on your mind that you cant tell even me?Your sudden strangeness only attracts attention,Now the tongues are busy wagging away,As a friend who cares, I thought Id mentionThe look in your eyes gives you away.Ive had as much as Ill take of this tensionSo you better tell me what you want to say.