When I Say That

© G.J. Griffin, 2009

You pick up the phone
I can tell from your tone
There’s no where to go from here.

And on and on and on we go
and where we’ll land …
It is not clear

There’s a limit to what love can take
A heart is something you can’t un-break
And you know what I mean
When I say that

The city brays its’ heehaw cry
To this shattered night
Its’ shuttered stare and bloodshot skies
And the whole damned thing’s a lie

Well I told you once
And you told me twice
And we didn’t take to that advice and
You know what I mean when I say that
When I say that …

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