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The Skin Game

When the passing touch of a life long friend Becomes the caress of a new lover The rules of engagement are rearranged Who do you talk to about each other. When problems arise and they surely will And you are sleeping with your sounding board. And she is the reason you need to talk Do you wish things were like they were before. You can turn around but you can't go back You are up that creek without a paddle Now it's all up to you to figure out Was it worth that one night in the saddle. And don't bother to try to justify Or blame the booze or the moon in her hair. You had known each other from childhood So don't even think about going there. Relationships are sometimes a struggle And you may feel like your partners a pain But now that you have told her you live her You've got a little more skin in the game.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014

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