This Is Just To Say / Dealer

(william carlos williams)
this is just to say
that i have eaten the plums
that were in the icebox
& which you were probably saving for breakfast
forgive me
they were delicious
so sweet & so cold

(chuck perrin)
she’s a dealer
& i can’t help playing the hand
she’s a dealer
it’s been so long since i could understand women

it’s just for a few days
i think i can make it
there’s got to be someone to give
and someone’s got to take & be dealer

she’s a dealer
i’m left alone shufflin the cards
she’s a dealer
& now she’s gone my life seems strangely quiet

it might have been different
but i don’t really see how
i’ve got to forget her
i just need a little sleep now
i need a little sleep now
i need