At A Party, Alone
Not in this noisy place, amidst this merry crowd,
Not at this table laden with the best of drink and food,
Not on the dancing floor, with music brash and loud
(For none of them can change my sullen mood) ,
Amongst the flowers, beneath the chandeliers,
Surrounded by happy faces and balloons,
In company of bimbos and buffoons,
Beset by worries, insecurities, and fears-
Not here is my heart, not here I belong!
I like to be with friends, I like to dance,
And yet there's something definitely wrong,
Which makes me sit and stare in a trance: ...