So often at night as she lie in bed
Her mind reeled with thoughts
of the two of them together
Again and again she wondered
if she knew of the sadness that was to come
If she would change anything
Would she have forsaken that first blissful kiss
Knowing there would be a last
Would she have given her heart so freely
Only to have it broken
Would she have not been so delighted to be in his arms
If she had known hers too soon would be empty
Would she have let him into her private world
Knowing he would leave it wrecked and shattered
Sleep would not come because of her wandering mind
So she pondered the thought of letting go of the memories
Of the time they had spent together
Perhaps in doing so she could get some rest
Could ease the overflowing pain
Then she wondered why she couldn’t…

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