No man is as attentive to stoplights as the one who must leave his loved ones.
the red light bores into my eyes
before bright rays slide through the dust
warming my skin
I see the blue melting with the yellow
to form a vibrant green
signals for me
my foot releases
from the brake
my momentum move me
and then I see the headlights
slowly fading to black
everything is silent
death feels like a mother's embrace
what was forgotten comes
inspired by dean's dayfly
You smell like cologne and formaldehyde.
With your Day-Glo eyes, you knew I’d lied.
Green lights under ******, red skies.
No more cash in the bank, no more time we could buy.
I’ve been wanting to talk to you
But I can’t figure out what to say
Because now it’s 1am on October 1st
And I’m spinning around in the t-shirt
You left at my house (it still smells like you).
I’m so dizzy, waiting for my eyes to focus
But when they do, you’re not there.
So I keep spinning and spinning.
Because now it’s night time in this little city
And I’m sitting awake cross-legged on my perfectly made bed
And I’m tapping my thumbs
To the beat of all the songs you used to sing.
And I’m driving down the road
To sit at the stoplights we used to
Last winter when we almost fell in love.
I’ve been wanting to talk to you,
But I can’t figure out what to say.
“Hey, it’s me.
And it’s always been you.”
— The End —