Bryony Sheldon

Gold Star - 6,753 Points (13/09/2003)

City - Poem by Bryony Sheldon

Slow nights
Fast food
Breath grease
Bad mood
Xenon lights
Blinding dreams
Broken men
Angry screams

Fancy lady
Fresh perfumed skin
Does not care for
The mess you're in
A fancy party
A constant laughter
A tell-tale sign of
A fresh disaster

Streetlights blind eyes
Lost man blind drunk
Car park quick-fix
Tired shadows slump
Moon yawning
Stopped traffic
Morning's near
Don't panic

Short change
No cash
Poor men
Spend fast

Topic(s) of this poem: loneliness, blue, blues, cities, city, imagery, life, lifestyle, london


Poet's Notes about The Poem

I was looking out of the window and this was what I saw.
Everybody has a story to tell. Cars are crashing every night- and that's fine because this is the city where you either experience much worse on a daily basis or are subject to ephemeral happiness. Each morning the sun rises upon the sick horizon and we feel glad that the new day will just play out like the day before. We are complacent and miserable.

Comments about City by Bryony Sheldon

  • (3/30/2019 10:52:00 AM)

    A poem with great brilliance of mind and heart.So beautiful.Thanks for sharing it with all of us SIR. Continue to enchant us like this always. (Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (2/17/2019 9:37:00 AM)

    City life! !

    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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  • Drtony Brahmin (12/8/2018 7:26:00 AM)

    Streetlights blind eyes
    Lost man blind drunk
    Car park quick-fix
    Tired shadows slump
    Moon yawning... thank u for your very powerful observation dear Poet. thank u. We are complacent and miserable.. very nice poet's note. thank u. tony
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Poem Submitted: Friday, November 30, 2018

Poem Edited: Friday, January 18, 2019


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