pour toi, Charlie

the cattails sway slow

resin sun settles down deep

she has blazed all day

moon in silver comes

knocking at my back window

dig his Elvis suit

then E Piaf croons

tears brim in my tired eyes

never did i miss

you so much as i

do now even with all of

our misunderstood

way of saying words

to drive each other away

fearing that our hearts

would be ripped apart

by anemic attempts to

share a normal life

you the older one

did not necessarily

know best i was young

i did not know that

fucking my way through real love

in time would never

heal our broken parts

still not all was a failure

truth and wine reveal

3 thoughts on “pour toi, Charlie

      • I first heard Edith Piaf at a party I went to many years ago it was on someones mixed tape and I asked who it was. I then listened to all the recordings I could find and read all about her. She has an iconic voice one that says in the memory. You have a lot to share with others through your blog– perhaps this will inspire more Piaf fans 😀

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