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The Morning After Note / Seasonal Guilt
dmartin

It's another five-second summer
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But I don't mean literally.
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You've become a vanishing act
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filled with this deceit.
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Envious I am,
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Even though this season
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Has the bitter cold at it's feet.
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And you've come and gone so quickly,
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Warming the water just so brief.
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You brought my favorite time
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Just long enough to take it from me,
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Before it could keep me out all night.
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Don't worry longer than need be.
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I will not make you a blatant patron.
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You're a straight edge,
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An incendiary face on
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The side of my milk carton.
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But now it is too cold to look for you.
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And as another number rolls over on the mileage,
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I watched them smash the cement
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Where your hands had made an indent,
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But I didn't flinch.
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Our Hollywood Blvd. wasn't well traveled,
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It wasn't even bright,
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No one cared.
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So symbolic of our future.
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So surreal...
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Until I woke up, and left you uncovered and alone.
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26 Feb 04

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I like both titles.  I think you should leave both on there.
I don't like the word symbolistic though.  Maybe symbolic would be less awkward.
 — chevolleau

yeah, i dont think symbolistic is even a word. other then that, you had me. i like the "5 second summer" and i like the 1st title, but both are suiting.
 — winglessGirl

symbolistic

\Sym`bol*is"tic\, Symbolistical \Sym`bol*is"tic*al\, a. Characterized by the use of symbols; as, symbolistic poetry.
 — saturnine

I like Seaonal Guilt better.  I think the morning after works better, but I like the ring to Seasonal Guilt.  I guess either would work, though.  
 — BoldSilence

hi
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