Uriah Hamilton

Diamonds In The Drunken Glare - Poem by Uriah Hamilton

Come walk with me
On this midnight boulevard,
I’m by myself and so afraid;
Passing headlights are few
And far between,
The streetlights are comfortless,
I’m dizzy with a sad despair obscene.

The broken glass beneath my feet
Looks like diamonds in the drunken glare,
I wish I would have bought the wedding ring,
I wish I could kiss your hair.

I’ll wind my way down to the pier,
I’ll drink to the seagulls that appear,
I’d change everything about myself
If I wasn’t so lonely and you were here.

Comments about Diamonds In The Drunken Glare by Uriah Hamilton

  • Ernestine Northover (10/10/2006 2:22:00 PM)

    This I like Uriah. A very well constructed poem with a pictorial setting. A lovely read.
    Love and hugs Ernestine XXX

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  • (10/9/2006 6:14:00 PM)

    The contrast of the broken glass looking like diamonds...perfect! And the occasional lights that go by to light the darkness..Very well done, UH, I like this. (Report)Reply

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  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (10/9/2006 6:11:00 PM)

    No time than THIS time, for a NEW time....Great piece....good language & smooth even-flow throughout...A nice Penning, Uriah'''''''''''''''''''''''''''FJR (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 9, 2006

Poem Edited: Thursday, October 14, 2010

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