Lonely Grey

This morning
A lonely shade
Of light grey

The open bay
Flows around
And towards me:
Silvery ripples

A single sea bird
Traces the sky
While a light breeze
Trails through
The long red leaves
Of the plant that I stare
Long and hard at.

I take short sips
Of the lukewarm coffee
That I’ve reheated
Three times now
And the canaries dance
In their cages
One the color of lemons
The other a desert sunset
They watch each other
And takes turns
Chirping and singing
Back and forth…

Last nights dream
Won’t leave my mind
Why after all these years
I still think so much of you?
All I wanted now was to be good friends
And have closure
From those mornings
I woke in your arms
As the summer sun
Poured over our bodies…

canary song
the morning sky
lonely and grey

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Tokoni O. Uti
    Mar 02, 2015 @ 18:21:45

    So sad. Don’t be grey better days are ahead.

    Reply

  2. johndwm
    Mar 02, 2015 @ 20:26:04

    Love it. Japanese! But also very French. (Note the case mistake takes should be take..) Best blessings John

    Reply

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