I wish it could be different,
I wish there was another way,
If only for the sake of your children,
I would have liked to stay.
I came into your life a few years back,
When you were looking for a man,
I’ve tried to help anyway I could,
But I’ve done all that I can.
Your kids took to me from the start,
And they always called me ‘Dad.’
You even told me more than once,
That I was the best they ever had.
But you just used me from the start,
I just can’t go on wasting my life,
Your daughter’s at a tender age,
It’ll be years before she understands,
Why it has to be goodbye.
Tell your son I’ll miss him,
I’ll have to say very frankly,
I hope they don’t turn out like you.
The time has finally come to pass,
For me to take care of myself.
Don’t bother trying to look for me,
The one thing I can say for sure,
Is that someone won’t be you.