Enjoy Being Alive - Poem by Ivy Christou
So there is half a moon tonight
And there is no hint of clouds
And falling stars can be seen
And I can lie on the grass
Surrounded by scented candles,
Trying to hear Nature’s voice
Or catch a last glimpse of my day.
I can keep my watch inside
And let the endless sky watch me.
I can close my television
And let some horrific news wait for a day.
I can hide my phone under the pillows
And hide my face in my cat’s fur.
Tonight she could have all of my attention.
I can ignore the neighbours’ shouts
And the noise of motorcycles and cars
And I can pray to be ignored by the world
Just for tonight.
But I will stay again in my bed,
Wondering why I’m not outside
And making again the decision that
at the next perfect night
I’ll enjoy the fact that I’m alive.
And life goes on
And true pleasures stay behind.
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