Long Lost Penpal


Hello
Do you remember me
I am your long lost pen pal
It must have been ten years ago we last wrote
I don’t really know what happened
I guess life came in the way
Let me know if you’re still alive
Let me know if you ever used that knife or not

Hello
Yes I remember you
I’ve got a husband and two children now
I work as an accountant and make fairly good money
I still have your letters
You used a pink pen to write them
And you would comfort me
When my tears would stain the ink
And I would send you mix tapes with Kate Bush on

I have to admit I sometimes lied in those letters
Tried to make life better than it was
I still wasn’t kissed at sixteen
And I still need a friend

There was this letter
I never told you this back then
But it would be fair to say it saved my life
I sat in the window
The only one left out from a party again
Pretty sure I didn’t have a single friend
Then I checked the mailbox

Dear long lost pen pal
I was lying the whole time
I’m really a 46 years old man named Luke
I have three children and a wife
She doesn’t care
And I hope you don’t resent me
And I hope that you don’t hate me
For trying to find my way back to what it’s like to be young

I have to admit I sometimes lied in those letters
Tried to make life better than it was
I still wasn’t kissed at sixteen
And I still need a friend

For my long lost good old keyboardpals.

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