1. Maybe you would have stayed
I stopped you
I would have run back home if
you didn’t leave.
And now the empty home cries
for someone to return,
envying the graveyard and its
2. Maybe I should have loved you
more than loving the notion of love,
you could have cared about it.
And now notions lie abandoned
all over the floor and love, my love,
is nowhere to be found.
3. Maybe, somewhere down the line,
I ran out of ideas to love you enough,
enough was never enough for you.
And now I have enough ideas to last
a lifetime and you could do with a
few of them, but we don’t have us.
4. Maybe I should have held you a
you could have tried to leap the
boundaries between us.
And now I pass your house
with helpless eyes, drifting a
light year far each time.
5. Maybe, my love, our love
was a lot of maybe’s and one lost
One lost forever.