That Was Then, This Is Now.

With apologies to the band Soft Cell, and the writer S. E. Hinton, who ruined reading for roughly half the middle-school aged children in America with her nausea-inducing drivel, but still doesn’t deserve this.

Sometimes I feel I’ve got to run away
I’ve got to get away
From the pain you drive into the heart of me.
The love we share seems to go nowhere

And I’ve lost my light for I toss and turn – I can’t sleep at night.

Once I ran to you
now I’ll run from you

This tainted love you’ve given –
I give you all a boy could give you.
Take my tears and that’s not nearly all – oh
tainted love – tainted love….

Then.

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Now.

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About JunkChuck

Native, Militant Westsylvanian (the first last best place), laborer, gardener, and literary hobbyist (if by literary you mean "hack"). I've had a bunch of different blogs, probably four, due to a recurring compulsion to start over. This incarnation owes to a desire to dredge up the best entries of the worst little book of hand-scrawled poems I could ever dream of writing, salvageable excerpts from fiction both in progress and long-abandoned. and a smattering of whatever the hell seems to fit at any particular moment. At first blush, I was here just to focus on old, terrible verse, but I reserve the right to include...anything. Maybe everything, certainly my love of pulp novels growing garlic, the Pittsburgh Steelers and howling at the moon--both figuratively and, on rare occasions, literally.
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One Response to That Was Then, This Is Now.

  1. histeve433 says:

    Sub Titled 2nd photo ** Blank ** your hopes, star wars it aint!

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