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Left Alone
You made your major overtures
When you were a sure and orotund mutt
And I was still a dewy petal
Rather than a moribund slut
My love wrecked you
You packed to twirl your skirt at the palace
It hurt more than it ought to hurt
I went to work to cultivate a callus

And now I'm hard, too hard to know
I don't cry when I'm sad anymore, no, no
Tears calcify in my tummy
Fears coincide with the tow
How can I ask anyone to love me
When all I do is beg to be left alone?

Oh, when I try to love
I can love the same man in the same bed in the same city
But not in the same room, it's a pity, but
Oh, it never bothered me before
Not 'til this guy, what a guy, oh God, what a good guy
And I can't even enjoy him

How can I ask anyone to love me
When all I do is beg to be left
When all I do is beg to be left
When all I do is beg to be left alone?
Alone, alone

My ills are reticulate
My woes are granular
The ants weigh more than the elephants
Nothing, nothing is manageable
So, couldn't we skip the valedictories?
I can see a door there
Shut it and forget my number

'Cause I'm hard, too hard to know
I don't cry when I'm sad anymore, no, no
Tears calcify in my tummy
Fears coincide with the tow
How can I ask anyone to love me
When all I do is beg to be left
When all I do is beg to be left
When all I do is beg to be left alone?

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