The Both Of Us 

  

I used to be a butterfly 

but now I’m just a slug. 

I used to be a toothy grin 

but now I’m just a shrug. 

I used to be a rainforest 

but now I’m just a tree. 

It used to be the both of us 

but now it’s only me. 

  

I used to be an estuary 

but now I’m just a brook. 

I used to be a library 

but now I’m just a book. 

I used to be a sanctuary 

but now I’m just a zoo. 

It used to be the both of us 

but now there is no you. 

  

I used to be a dinosaur 

but now I’m just a mouse. 

I used to be a cityscape 

but now I’m just a house. 

I used to be a bakery 

but now I’m just a bun. 

It used to be the both of us 

but now there’s only one. 

  

I used to be a symphony 

but now I’m just a note. 

I used to be democracy 

but now I’m just a vote. 

I used to be Mount Everest 

but now I’m just a stone. 

It used to be the both of us 

but now I’m all alone. 

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