...it's always me, Frank, and a couple of shots of whatever the bartender's pouring tonight....
I won't bore you with more song lyrics. I go back to the trusted standards, the ones that speak directly to me.
The pain and the loneliness never seem to go away.
I suppose I shouldn't be surprised. A lot of guys who were more successful, more talented, much better looking and better off than I spent a lot of lonely nights alone, hurting, carrying the torch for the women who could make them happy but wouldn't.
As Lenny Bruce once said about Sinatra: "That poor schmuck really sings 'Only the Lonely...'"
In Frank's immortal words, "that's life...."
That's what people say....
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