100 Days Project

Ben: 100 Writings / 100 Opening Guitar Hooks

various, random creative expressions / writings, inspired partially by 100 popular songs (songs that somewhat begin with a leading hook of a guitar.)

Day 62:

“You Again” (1995) by Shihad

“You Again” (1995) by Shihad


We are not long-time friends
We were friends a long time ago
Don’t talk to me like we know eachother – anymore

I am not the reason you’re here
I am two degrees of friends apart from you now
We used to be the centre of this group

Don’t cover your mouth while you’re whispering in my ear
That trick don’t work no longer
Don’t try and comfort me like you did when you left me
Don’t try and comfort me like when you first met me
Don’t fucking touch me
Your touch means nothing
Like it used to.

I’m moving inches away from you, with each stinking breath you muster.
I’m only still in the vicinity because Geoff asked me to be here at his Wedding.

Don’t introduce me to your new boyfriend
I don’t care what he thinks of me
I don’t care what you think of me
I don’t care that you told the girls it never really happened
Your conscious is not my concern
For we are no longer lovers
That’s why I don’t care
Though I’m not gonna give you the satisfaction of admitting that now to you.

And I must admit
Your boyfriend reminds of someone.

Veronica said “I do”
And with that, ends of my obligation being here
It was a fine ceremony – except for bumping into you.