City Lights Round Two

by Bailey Welki 9 months ago in sad poetry

They're not so bright.

City Lights Round Two

City Lights 2.

You’ve had a thing for the city lights

And all you wanted to do was write.

You never finished yours before

The ink decided to dry and

Your book was put on stand by.

Making people laugh was what you did best,

And you were always best dressed.

There were so many what ifs

And plans made that fell through.

The day of graduation just wasn’t the same

Without you.

The sleepless city was quiet,

And the city lights weren’t so bright.

I did see Chris Evans,

He played a bad guy but I mean

C’mon, he looks good in a bow tie.

I haven’t been back to see the Windy City

Can you say hi to Sears for me?

I know you’re okay but

Things just aren’t the same.

Life goes on, what can you do.

All that’s left is a memory of you.

Crazy how the photographs

Bring back a time when you were alive.

You were my sunshine on a cloudy day,

Oh, I wish you could’ve stayed.

I wish I could go back in time,

Not to change anything,

Just relive some of our best times.

In a blink of an eye, my life had changed.

Who knew that would be our last goodnight?

I watched my world fall apart

And all I could do was stare.

Those narrow halls and light blue walls

Became home shortly after the fall.

I know you’re okay but

Please stay with me.

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