Tuesday, 9 August 2016

IN THE ZONE



I’ve heard all you’ve said…I’m touched
Your heart feels squashed
Don’t let your spirit be crushed
Just let the pain be washed
(Upset) Oh…I’m doing it again!
This disguise I must squash


They hurt you every time
You cry all the time
You weep on my shoulders e-v-e-r-y time
I cry with you sometimes
(Angry) I’m done!
This is a crime!


I’ve loved you for so long
You put me in a zone I don’t belong
My heart you’ve hung
(Teary-eyed) That’s just wrong!
I’m now your tag-along
But not for long


You call me friend
But my heart you apprehend
“A true friend to the end”
 (Scoffs) What a fool I’ve been!
I’ve been in this zone far too long…why…I really can’t comprehend
So all I’ve done is pretend


But today I draw the line
This zone I decline
I’m not your kin…stop piercing my heart like a porcupine
I’ve waited twelve years for you to be mine
I’m tired of being sidelined
(Walks away) I’m out!




By Sylvia Chika
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