Vincent Messica


Day Off


A black crow on a post
Gives me the evil eye
As if I am kind of ghost
Or of no use

A blond girl
She looks at me
And in her eyes I see surprise
In another lifetime
I could have been Howard Hughes

Chorus

I took a day off
I need a month off, or even two
I want a year off, but I took a day off
Without you

I walk slowly down the block
Pass the point where someone
Shot down John
In this world
We are born and die alone

You and me we’re doing fine
We work hard
We make some money, but
We don’t have time

You and me we’re doing fine
We work hard
We make some money but
We don’t have …….. time

Submitted: Friday, August 26, 2005

Form:


Vincent Messica's Other Poems

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Day Off by Vincent Messica )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  4. If, Rudyard Kipling
  5. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  7. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  8. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  10. Alone, Edgar Allan Poe

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Your hands lie open in the long fresh grass, --
The finger-points look through like rosy blooms:
Your eyes smile peace. The pasture gleams and glooms
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. Aroma, Muhammad Farhan Ahmed
  2. Illusion, Noah Body
  3. Leprae, Brave Hearts
  4. In the Green are Emotions, Rohit Sapra
  5. Heart Beat Outpaced xx xxx xx Impro.., Lee Mack
  6. When a letter to my love will not just do, Rob Spiering
  7. Death, Prof Niamat Ali Murtazai
  8. The Nymph and the Snake, Kevin Maroney
  9. Dear Mr. SUGARHILL, Floy Dy (Floyd) Ra (Floydson)
  10. Black on White, Darlene Walsh
[Hata Bildir]