Fenland Poetry and Verse - and More



You know the people around you want to help but it's hard to explain something you don't really understand yourself.

Stay By Me

by Neil Ford

I was feeling OK though the pressure was there
It builds in my mind Ė makes me feel in despair
I know my lifeís good, I have so much around
But these feelings return and I spiral back down

So donít make it simple and explain it away
Just be there for now and at the end of the day
Itíll pass in time, these things always do
But I could never live through it if I hadnít got you


Those around me, support me but it doesnít help much
Iím low and donít feel right but I donít need a crutch
It sounds wrong I know, I love you all dearly
If I understood myself, I could explain it more clearly

Stick with me, stay by me, Iím grateful you are here
I know Iím not right and need time to get clear
Itís an age. Itís a phase. The pressure of life
Without you beside me it would be pure strife

So donít make it simple and explain it away
Just be there for me now and at the end of the day
Itíll pass in time, these things always do
But I could never live through it if I hadnít got you


Neil Ford
Ely, Cambridgeshire
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