Street Lights


The dimming street lights
cast a long shadow
you are taking long strides
to keep the demons away
from catching up to you

You are hiding your soul
saving it
Not ready to make a deal with
with the devil yet
the flickering light in your heart
is giving you way
While the night engulfs the
shadows away

It’s the beginning of the nightfall
the night is dense
You can’t track your guiding star
The shadows are catching up
You can only run this far.

You can knock all you want
There won’t be any
help you can find
the voyeurs in the street
would love to hear you
screaming alive.

Your hurtful pleads
can only go so far
the lights are dimming
voices are dying down
you can only run this far.

Photo by Paul Garaizar on Unsplash

This post is in response to the daily prompt  Dim


2 thoughts on “Street Lights

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s