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angel syndrome's picture

Where are you? Your voice
has escaped from me and
I worry that when I
look inside my heart
and call for you,
you will not
hear.

You are missing from me,
and sometimes loving
you is like hearing
they found a dead
child on the news,
only they don't
announce the
name.

So I stay afire, after dark, waiting
for your voice on the telephone
and ink marks forming
letters on hospital
stationary.

I just want to open the doors
to all the haunted houses
inside you and say
"I'm home."

(http://youtu.be/s1tAYmMjLdY ♡)

Comments

elph's picture

Thanks for sharing...

I'm confident that he feels similarly. Although waiting for the "I'm home" may not be easy. I hope this weekend's visit is realized... and happily!

The YouTube clip was a bit unusual in that all the main artists are in suits and ties... but not the drummer. All was fine... but I still don't "get" the allure of a lip ring (vocal soloist)... But, admittedly, it's much less bizarre than many other piercings that are all-too-common these days! :(

angel syndrome's picture

I won't be able to visit

I won't be able to visit this weekend, unfortunately.

I was thinking of getting a lip ring, actually. For me, the allure is in the whole 1990s/2000s punk/emo vibe that I grew up in. As a kid I listened to pop punk and the sartorial aesthetics are very appealing to me personally. I don't think I'll be getting a lip ring anytime soon, though, since I'm nearly 20.

elph's picture

Aesthetics? Really?

OMG: Please don't! Who would you be impressing?

angel syndrome's picture

I am in love - I have no

I am in love - I have no need to impress anyone. I am free to choose to look as I please.

elph's picture

You're absolutely right on that!

I was just expressing my agreement with the parting sentiment proffered in your penultimate post! I suspect, however, that such an adornment would not further your image in the eyes of your bf; ask him! :)

angel syndrome's picture

i think he would like it

i think he would like it

Bosemaster42's picture

Beautiful poem,

I love the final stanza, just beautiful. Your visit should help pick up your friend's spirit and you should show him this.

angel syndrome's picture

Unfortunately I won't be

Unfortunately I won't be able to see him, I was mistaken. Thank you!

Bosemaster42's picture

AWW!

Sorry to hear that man. Patience babe.

Dracofangxxx's picture

do you ever worry that

your love is one of the drugs he'll be leaving behind as well?

i really love your poetry, as always. stay strong. miss you and stuff.
-
That's redick!

elph's picture

I read that as implicit...

But he will return... hopefully in sound mind and body. And, then there is this weekend's visit to look forward to!

angel syndrome's picture

I have, but I don't anymore.

I have, but I don't anymore. Our relationship promises a new future rather than a return to the past.

Thank you!

poetic_star's picture

"and sometimes loving you is

"and sometimes loving
you is like hearing
they found a dead
child on the news,
only they don't
announce the
name."

that's such an interesting view of love and
"I just want to open the doors
to all the haunted houses
inside you and say
"I'm home." "

is freaking beautiful!

angel syndrome's picture

Thank you *

Thank you *