October blues

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I’ve got the deep October blues:

then, summer shimmered in my bones


but now the earth has turned to night

& sleep is all that fills my life.


I dreamt of you & there you were

your voice the same, your laugh that


turns me inside out.


But I won’t take that London train

to see you now.


I’ve got the deep October blues

or is it age that’s tracked me down


Love it seems so immature

& too much effort to pursue


to only be alone again.


The Buddha told us to let go

that life’s a never ending dance


of saying goodbye


so here I’m listening to your songs

that make me cry.

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