Treasure Island

David Blair


Alone In The Dark


She left me,
the love of my life.
I lost my job
and marriage needs money
to oil over difficulties.
Now I had so little.

She caught a train
to the City.
I never hear from her
or our kid.
That breaks my heart
alone in the dark.

I lie in the night
thinking terrible thoughts
how to end the misery.
And as if to mock me
I hear the Central train
on the hour...every long hour.

Submitted: Sunday, July 21, 2013
Edited: Monday, July 22, 2013

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