I only did to you what the sparrow
did to you; I am old when it is fashionable to be
young; I cry when it is fashionable to laugh.
I hated you when it would have taken less courage
to love. - Charles Bukowski, As The Sparrow
Just spotted this quoted on Facebook by Brian-blackroseMD1. It's got a lovely melancholic tone to it, just had to put it on here.