Waterloo Bridge

 

On Waterloo Bridge where we said our goodbyes,
the weather conditions bring tears to my eyes.
I wipe them a

way with a black woolly glove
And try not to notice I’ve fallen in love

On Waterloo Bridge I am trying to think:
This is nothing. you’re high on the charm and the drink.
But the juke-box inside me is playing a song
That says something different. And when was it wrong?

On Waterloo Bridge with the wind in my hair
I am tempted to skip. You’re a fool. I don’t care.
the head does its best but the heart is the boss-
I admit it before I am halfway across”

― Wendy Cope, Serious Concerns, 1992

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