Night Visions & Other Poems

 

Night Visions

In a lonely all-night garage
lit with fluorescent strips,
I wandered lonely as a cloud
trying to forget your lips.

A bottle to fight the darkness;
a fool’s fool proof notion:
like trying to use a fire-hose
to wash away the ocean.

Distracted by forgetting you,
entering aisle three,
saw her stood there at the counter
familiar back to me.

I double-took and forgot you
instantly. No regrets.
In a lonely all-night garage,
the Queen was buying cigarettes.
 

Since You

The phone doesn’t ring
And my head doesn’t sting
Since you went away.

The sky seems more blue
And my problems are few
Since you went away.

Although my mind is my own
My heart seems more stone
Since you went away.

My life has no theme
And I drink just to dream
Since you went away.

And my head doesn’t sting
But the phone doesn’t ring
Since you went away.
 

Pianissimo

And what do you need?
    A new bar to drink in
    Somewhere where they play piano
    Like they did in the old days on tv

And what do you need?
    A new face to talk to
    Someone who plays piano
    And stays in with old films and me

And what do you need?
    A new place to live in
    Somewhere with a grand piano
    To watch tv till my old days

And what do you need?
    Just something new
    So long as there’s piano
    Anything will do.
 

Comments
3 Responses to “Night Visions & Other Poems”
  1. Nishita13 says:

    Greetings,

    How are you ? Be cheerful, it’s contagious 🙂

    You are a Writer of another level. Wonderstruck !

    Don’t forget to be awesome today 🙂

    I am a youtuber, a young little girl with dreams to fulfill.
    I do covers and I am a writer by heart.

    If you’d like you could see my channel here:
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcS3l8DsZPWNwl-cOwdXL1w

    I have written a novel too, titled “Teenage in Dignity”:you can read it here: https://walkingtomydreams13.wordpress.com/teenage-in-dignity-2/
    Thankyou for your time.
    Stay Gorgeous. 🙂

    I am compatible to your wishes.

    • Nick says:

      Hi there,

      I am very well today, thank you. And you? Thank you very much for your kind comments, which are a good reason to smile! I will definitely have a look at your site. Although I am directing a play at the moment which leaves me little time, I will. Best of luck with your writing – never stop! To paraphrase Henry David Thoreau: “advance confidently in the direction of your dreams…live the life you have imagined.” 🙂

      • Nishita13 says:

        advancing confidently..
        Best of luck for your play production, may all your ideas some t life.
        I am sure that the end result is going to be a marvel. 🙂

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