I never meant that much to you,
by M. Teresa Blaylock
Though from Olympus' heights you came;
Yet I gave you my mortal love,
While you played your immortal game.
Although my heart I freely gave,
I never meant that much to you;
You wooed me with your golden harp,
On fragrant grass 'neath skies of blue.
And when you scaled the heights once more,
Did you think I would slowly die?
I never meant that much to you -
So why do you now shake and sigh?
Oh, how the golden god has changed!
Your sun-kissed hair has lost its hue;
And I have wed a mortal man -
I never meant that much to you.