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Second Chances

We do not have second chances. We used them all up on our first try. No repeats, no more attempts. No apologetic phone calls, No drunken, misspelled texts. We are no longer you and I, No longer romancing Our way … Continue reading

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I Tried to Tell You

I tried to tell you that I loved you, I wasn’t sure you’d understand, But please don’t tell me that I’m silly, Just be quiet and take my hand. Let me lead to where dreams live, Let me show you … Continue reading

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Beyond College

We had such simple aspirations From day one and beyond: Graduate, get a job. Simple. Easy. Realistic. Except no. We studied to be teachers. In Ireland. If you only knew the reality Of what we just put ourselves through. Now, … Continue reading

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Life Through the Lens

The focus will never be on everything, And the lighting won’t always be perfect, It may not always be what you want, And will doubtfully be what you need, But here’s the kicker: Life through the lens is powerful. An … Continue reading

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Bottom of the Bottle

There are secrets buried at the bottom of a bottle of rum, Shared through straws and shot glasses, with ice and coke, And a fair share of bullshit. One-by-one, and sometimes all at once, they come up, Erupting from our … Continue reading

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Masquerade

Sometimes I try real hard To get a few cheap laughs, And if you’re sat there listening, I’m sure you’ll appreciate that, But I don’t know how to tell A tale without a rat, A villain we can stand around, … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Waiting

I’ve been waiting for a long time for this, Whatever this is, This thing I’ve been pencilling in each week, Our little appointment, Missed for months, Too close to going on a year. I’ve been waiting and checking in For … Continue reading

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