Treasure Island

Melanie Walendowsky Baker


Despair Comes Knocking


When despair comes knocking
There’s no one home
Gone out shopping
And not alone

Despair comes knocking
Every damn week
I try not to care
But he still leaves me weak

But despair comes knocking
Every single day
I keep shooing him off
And sending him away

Despair comes knocking
But what does he want?
Is he here to stay?
Or just here to taunt?

(Itajaí - 27 February,2009)

Submitted: Friday, February 27, 2009
Edited: Friday, February 27, 2009

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