his motor dies

in midnight stroll cool ocean roars 12 steps away
time clutches in between my thoughts i am unforgotten
sea salt on my lashes tips
flowers closed and snuggled away
my cold left ear catches a rift of a stray gull
every step approaches me as my thoughts are unforgotten
a childish smile caterpillars across my chin tucked under my achy hand
as i move on looking through chain link walls in hopes of finding sleep
then theres a clock his face is lined with human history
from the instant hes wound up to the moment his motor dies
we are unforgotten
legs are still by the sand dunes edge
a 7UP can glimmers
my cold fingers hidden beneath folded elbows
my chest fills up with moonlit air
to be alive at waters arms
to ponder on why i think Adam Duritz is the Robert Smith in Bennie and the Jets
is why alone with the night time thorns i remain unforgotten

mbrazfield (c) 2021

5 thoughts on “his motor dies

  1. Amazing piece and most interesting the reference to Adam Duritz and Robert Smith. I’ve always been infatuated with Elton John’s lyrics in his songs. Bennie and the Jets tell of a fictional band that lyrics are a satire of the music industry of the 1970s. You know, with all that said, you would make a great songwriter. Thanks for your always stunning contributions.

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