Sunday, September 19, 2010

seeing in the dark

The lights are so bright on stage. I can't see anything. I just look inside myself and see the music. But that night was different. I saw you. I could see you through the light. I could see the music in you. For the first time in my life, without hesitation, I went to you. Opened myself up. In that foggy city of chimney sweeps soot where life is divided between the visible and the invisible, in that sweaty basement club, I felt your heart. Felt like I knew you, had known you forever, looked in your eyes and wanted to tell you everything. Recognized you from my dreams. The girl I've been dreaming about. 

And with you I could see in the dark. See through the darkness. Our time together was a whirlwind. Our paths have diverged and  the memories of the feelings are the only thing that keeps me moving. Moving to you. Somehow. Somewhere. I know. I believe. It must be so. 

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