Jay Aguiniga

Rookie - 63 Points (Scottsbluff Nebraska)

Bar Of Shattered Dreams - Poem by Jay Aguiniga

Dim lights, smoke fills every corridor
Around me..
On the bar stool, the American dream.
The game of high n low.
A split second, the blink of an eye,
the stocks must fall.
Suicide haunts his soul, Transparent
One can see through, one who has lost it all

The biker playing a game of pool,
The hard life is no one’s fool.
Life’s tattoo weighs on the heart.
Sweet sixteen came apart.
time weathered, over and over again
Against the wind, like a freight train
Running with the grain.

The lonely old man, drowning in death..
Cheap cologne and whiskey Breath.
Lost is his precious.
For precious was his life.
He has lost his dear wife.
Puffing, mind pondering, only if.
Fifty years gone, in a whiff.

A motion picture of Monroe,
dances on the floor.
Caring about nothing,
And nothing more.
Tired of her way of life.
No care to be a mother or wife
Lost is compassion.
Willing to trade it all, for just
One night of passion.
With one single kiss, all will be lost
Bliss, in time will regress.

Turning out the lights, everything grey.
Walking away,
Its all what it seems….
It’s the bar of shattered dreams..

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, August 17, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 21, 2013


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