Requiem For St. Nicolas

The Only Girl At The Last Dance

And, I just want you to know
I went to the pier
And I played my songs
I waited, and I waited, and waited
And you never showed

I left each night
Lonely, tired and scared
Saw so many faces
Of the other ones there
Panhandlers, empty bottles and bums

I looked at their faces
Thinking maybe that’s him
And I thought afraid to myself
What if I end up like him
And you never showed

I played my songs anyway
I played my heart out
Like a beacon in the night
Cast upon the wind
Hoping, praying, they’d take flight

That they’d find you
But, you never showed
What did I do wrong
Was it in my song
I can’t wait this long

I tried so hard
I played every night
Right from my heart
I cried every night
Right from the start

And now, there’s something else
I want you to know
Those decisions I made
Just weren’t valid
Words in my mouth
Someone elses ballad

I’ve never been so sorry
For what someone else did
Loretta’s plank in her hand
When I was just a kid
And I never showed

I might have found you
In some other place
But the omni dream weaver
Kept changing the pace
And, I never showed

So now what can I do
The grass is growing
Another fine day, lost
My song empty
Because I never showed




©2021 – All rights reserved – Jim Casey


SHARE THIS PAGE
Nearby Links

Camp Casey U.S. »

Corona Virus
Black Lives Matter
The Homeless
The Homeless
Donald Trump
Democratic Primaries
Vladimir Putin
Supreme Court
Corona Virus

Headlines from Camp Casey U.S.

Black Lives Matter

Headlines from Camp Casey U.S.

Global Warming

Headlines from Camp Casey U.S.

The Homeless

Headlines from Camp Casey U.S.

Donald Trump

Headlines from Camp Casey U.S.

Joe Biden

Headlines from Camp Casey U.S.

Vladimir-Putin

Headlines from Camp Casey U.S.

Supreme Court

Headlines from Camp Casey U.S.

previous arrow
 
next arrow