Poetry On The Road: Home
By Lily Flash
Travelling across the country on national Broadway tours can bring perspective and reflection on life, love, work, family and everything in between. Poetry On The Road is a selection of works written about these areas of life.
I wish I could feel you next to me,
Morning, night, in my bed.
I want you in my life, my arms,
my heart, forever in my head.
Lost, as always, in your earthy eyes
Scarred deep, you’re not yet free
Blood coursing faster now
Stay here, just lay with me.
Transitions and time seem to threaten our ties
Two years? It cannot be.
Slowly memories fly away
Two weeks back to NYC
Trusting dreams of a future, sought
Leaves little to sink my teeth
Fanciful thoughts of man and wife
A facade already bequeathed.
Give us a chance, a second go.
Keep knocking on this door.
Seems like everything I’ve said just now
I know has been spoken before.
Salted tears and saturated silence
filling the spaces between
She stands in my place, just a beautiful face?
Such envy, Am I turning green?
Endless efforts to not lose touch
Could this all be in vain
If you took my hand in yours,
Might we feel the same old pain?
Our lasting connection, surreal but strong
What is it that we’ll do
When this heart, broken, has to open
But what if not for you?
Reminding myself but resist to accept
The uncertainty of one’s fate.
If we keep waiting tomorrow’s tomorrow
Might it all be just too late?
Exploring the world, hopes and dreams come true, Are all what I wish to see
If someday soon,
Together! I’d surely swoon
Won’t you make your way home to me.