Bluesomeness

Sometimes
when I wake up in the middle of the day
and gaze outside the window
of my house
at the windows of the other houses
across the street
which never open,
I feel terribly
lonely.

It is when I think
of calling
a woman
or two
to kill my loneliness
but then
I am consumed
by the respect for denial
of civilisation towards me.

Only a cigarette is lit
and consumed
in the still air of my room –
the smoke curls up to form
the images of women
I have loved
and then vanish away in thin air
like they have vanished away
from my life.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s