Woke up early this morning To discover you weren’t lying beside me Ran to the kitchen hoping to find you Ready with pancakes, pouring my coffee But it’s empty.
I’ve spent a lot of time warring with myself To make a change, leave you behind Start new because you’re always late And I’ve noticed your eyes wander I’m feeling betrayed, Wondering, “Shouldn’t they be on me?”
I used to be able to read your mind Now there’s only vacant stares Fake smiles exchanged across the room Arrogant laughter tickling my ears I’m feeling insecure Wondering, “Is this a phase?”
I see the way you look at them The warmth in your eyes Used to be directed at me Instead, I receive shallow waves of insincerity
I’m looking down from the edge of no-turning-back I tipped over the hourglass I can feel each grain passing through the pinched center I can see time running out For you and I
Woke up early this morning You weren’t lying beside me Walked to the kitchen knowing I wouldn’t find you Readied the pancakes, poured my coffee Feeling content I’m ready for the conquest