Dale Barnes

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Where Is Grey - Poem by Dale Barnes

I knew you in Black and White.


You were Once So Real.


The way you Were.


But I know you Best in Color…


I got lost in your Blue,


The Sky Lit Hue of so Many Whores.


Eyelids. Makeup. Lust.


How Simple it Seems.


Desires and Dreams,


In the Lost and found.


I couldn’t Imagine it was You.


I watched your Face lose It’s innocence.


When you weren’t looking.


I watched you looking the other way…


I saw your longing. Looking…


Down un-Reasonable Roads.


Paths without Passion.


Paths without Reason.


That was my Vision.


Your Decision.


I just wanted You in Black and White.


Here and Now,


But then…that would be...


To Much to offer.


Too Much to afford Someone,


That Dreams in Colors.


As I stumbled down My Grey Road...


I meant to be Real,


Less Colorful.


Less Wanting to be Wanted.


Probably I shouldn’t have been so…


Black and White.


I Should have imagined you in Color…


From the Start.


Then, I wouldn’t have had to deal with,


The other Hues…


Rainbows...The lost Greys...


Something less than the Moon.







PILO
Copy right 2009 DRB

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 8, 2009



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