I will continue to get older

We were supposed to grow old and grey together That was the plan That was the dream. You’d be greyer than me, We’d have retired early and gone on a big cruise You’d get grumpier, of course you would You’d find more to moan about You’d reach the age you thought was acceptable to wear […]

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Driving Home was the Hardest Part

Driving home was the hardest part. That was the time I’d usually give you a quick call Trying to get through the traffic of a city centre To say hello. Because those few minutes not getting anywhere are pretty boring. I’d ask about your day What you’d been up to How you were feeling If […]

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We’ll Raise a Glass

Lily wanted cake She also wanted to put a picture of your face on a tall fan So you could still blow out the candles Sam wanted a batman balloon. It’s been playing on my mind What to do for your birthday. I needed to talk to you about it You’d have given an alternative […]

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Must’ve been a Wednesday

I can’t remember the date we first kissed Is that a date I should remember? We were friends for so long before that moment You were the cheeky one who would make me laugh Nothing more at the time. It was so, insignificant Just a quick snog outside the venue. I didn’t know it would […]

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To have lost and be lost

It is overwhelming sometimes This feeling of loss. Not just of losing you Felt always in every fibre of my being. The feeling I am losing myself. I am lost. For so long I was part of a pair Almost half of my life We spent our young adult lives growing together. I knew who […]

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