it’s nothing against you
I’m just bad at remembering to talk.
It’s something that’s been a constant since I was a child
and I’m not sure it’ll ever go away.
I get in these moods
they’re not necessarily depressions
though maybe they once were;
they’re like riding the subway late at night
when you’re the only one on the train
and you don’t feel lonely,
you’re just there
and you’re sort of tired,
but you still have enough energy to make yourself dinner when you get home-
at least something filling, if not a full meal.
It’s not a cry for help
and I’m certainly not lonely
but I want you to know I’m still here
I’m just less
Love this, Lauren. I love most of your stuff. Sometimes it feels like you’ve peeled open your chest to let us see your heart bleeding, quietly. It feels like a privilege. And I get what you mean about disappearing. Sort of here, sort of tired, not lonely, but less. A song for the times.
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