I Guess You Have Woken Up – Written Sunday 7th July 2002 (Aged 27)

I Guess You Have Woken Up

so, it was finally said
you are disappointed in me
well, join the queue
it has been like that –
ever since i can remember
not so much, warm sunny july
more like, cold biting december
you used to praise every step
but now, you have woken up
you know i am just a mess
just a ball of contradictions
that no dog would ever fetch
so, it was finally said
it was said that i do not do enough
well, expectations were always my undoing
you know, i was doing so well
then, as ever, i was losing
and now, you just do not know anymore

James Garratt – Sunday 7th July 2002

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