I chose Joan tonight to finish my words,
I was looking for some way to return to where it is
a struggle always ensues
my mind playing tricks on my heart,
that is an organic thing I suppose – trying to ascertain
between logic and pain.
I listened to Diamonds and Rust and watched her life scroll by,
so familiar to us the fans, so unfamiliar to anyone who didn’t
want to know just how easily words could define our lives.
I’m in tears right now as I continue to try and understand
just what it is I missed in my life, where it is I might go in the morning,
if that is a place that still welcomes this aging body.