If I Were A Sonneteer

By Chris Neilson

If your tears are lost in relentless rain
If your face belies your hidden pain
If you feel empty with nothing to gain
If your energy's sapped by ongoing strain


If your life's on hold and stuck like glue
If you're looking for answers but can't find a clue
If the traffic light's red and you're feeling blue
If you think a lie could really be true

If the grass looks greener on the other side
If you spend sleepless nights with eyes open wide
If you're always swimming against the tide
If you saw a feel-good film and then you cried

We all pass through lows to reach our highs
Above all cloud-filled days are clear blue skies


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