Treasure Island

Ray Hansell

(New Jersey)

Not The Same


I'm looking in the mirror searching
For the man I use to be
I remember him so well
He was a joy to see

But lately it seems so many things
Weigh so heavy on my mind
It seem I'm always feeling down
Just about all the time

I have no one to talk with
No one to express my feeling to
The one thing that I think about
Is the thing I don't want to do

I keep thinking I'd be better off
If I weren't here no more
At least the loneliness I feel now
I wouldn't feel no more

But for me to want to do that
I know would not be fair
Because in this world I have a son
For whom I deeply care



4-15-10/RJH

Submitted: Friday, April 16, 2010

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