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Their First Song

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Night-time is my enemy, loneliness to blame.

Every single night, I always feel the same.

I walk into empty rooms, for something to do.

I listen to traffic, wishing I was in traffic too.


Up and down 3 flights of stairs I often climb.

For no other reason but just to kill time.

An empty house, void of laughter and cheer.

I shout out loud as it breaks the silence I fear.


And I try to drag back my wandering mind.

As it searches for places, I don't want to find.

The night- time is my foe, for the sunrise I long.

Birds are my friend, as I await their first song.

◄ A Different World

Robin or Feather ►


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Mike Bartram

Sun 1st Oct 2023 12:26

Thank you for reading and taking time to leave a comment...much appreciated.

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M.C. Newberry

Mon 25th Sep 2023 15:25

Could be re-titled "Alone With My Loneliness". Certainly, well
constructed and easy to find much to sympathsie with. One
caveat: I would see night-time as an opportunity to find sleep,
with its escape from the nagging ache of day-time living in such
circumstances.😞 But, of course, that is a personal view only.

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John Gilbert Ellis

Mon 25th Sep 2023 14:36

Really like the 'I listen to traffic, wishing I was in traffic too' line. Says so much.

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