Amazing, for almost several seconds in the sunset
Your arm around me, trailing like a cloud across the sun
like you were trialling the concept of affection in the moment
But as I turned toward you with my warmth, just like a cloud, you’d gone.
Too little too late, my darling
Too long I been waiting for that moment
Too long living in longing
And now I’m just relieved to be falling out of love with you.
Seems I’ve had my ration of sweet midnight skin unfolding
Now just sweet nothings, what’s app in other elsewheres of your time
But I was pregnant from the love songs that you’d sung into my eyes, babe
And I can’t feed a growing heart on soundbites and other people’s lines
How strange, my door was opened
For setting free a bird that never flew
For trusting and stepping into freefall
Where languages are failing and I don’t know what to say to you
You say patience; waiting doesn’t matter, we’ve got so much slippery time
But you would never put that kind of tension on yr strings
And this one’s breaking into the realisation that you really don’t want me
And losing what I never had is worse than when I wanted for nothing
How sad, that gentle garden
That could have flowered between us never grew
That beautiful duet never happened
And now my sweet release is to be falling out of love with you.
Sometimes, I know we’ll meet again, around the town, babe
I’ll still feel for you, please understand you’ll always touch my heart
But the fire’s out and I got more to do than stand here crying
Maybe later when the wood’s dried there might be another spark
But for now, it’s too late, darling
Too much water, too few bridges
How deep the valley, down between the ridges
Where I will watch the sunset and remember when I was
Oh sunshine, I was so in love with you.