Penny for Your Thoughts

by Violet P. Davies about a year ago in heartbreak

Dear

Penny for Your Thoughts

I don't have a penny

Because they're out of circulation

And if I threw a nickel

It would hurt

But I still really wonder

Just what it is you're thinking

As you lie here warm and gentle

And inert

Are you thinking of her?

Are you always thinking of her?

It's the easy way out

Of having to know the answer

Always assume second worst

That way you're ready

When the truth hurts

Penny for your thoughts, dear

If I could tell you

Where my mind has fled to

You shouldn't ever speak to me again

But I'll stay and listen

To everything you're thinking

As you tell me that you love me

As a friend

Though you kept that til the end

Get back to thinking of her

You're always thinking of her

Whether or not I ask

I'll always have the answer

Rub off the patina first

Then I'll be ready

When the truth hurts

Penny for your thoughts, dear

heartbreak
Violet P. Davies
Violet P. Davies
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