She knows Paul likes her, and she knows that she
Has power there, but she's not sure how much,
So she goads him: "So what are you trying to be?
My confessor? My dad? My support? My crutch?"
He dislikes being told he's dependable
Or complimented on his steadiness,
But it's her unsteadiness makes him obsess...
Better remind him he's expendable.
She tells him just that - and believes it, too -
In case he leaves, the way that people do.


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