Wish Gone Wrong

by mkvecchitto

wish-gone-wrong

I met a man who wasn’t there

standing in the rain

whispering my name

All the nameless gathered round

as his hard won wisdom kept them spellbound

Maybe I knew whitewashed dreams

are never what they seem

Maybe I knew the night it all began

it was more than I could stand

as he sang the words of a break-up song

dissecting the anatomy of each wish gone wrong

Crowds gathered as he climbed on a chair

spewing words to describe my pain

truth and lies washing down the storm drain

and the nameless made no sound

as he followed the story of my failures like a bloodhound

Maybe I knew whitewashed dreams

are never what they seem

Maybe I knew the night it all began

it was more than I could stand

as he sang the words of a break-up song

dissecting the anatomy of each wish gone wrong

And it’s all coming full circle now

and maybe I knew all along

the man who wasn’t there is finally breathless

cuz I’m singing his song

and building new dreams

washing you away, washing you away

Maybe I knew whitewashed dreams

are never what they seem

Maybe I knew the night it all began

it was more than I could stand

and so I sang the words of a break-up song

knowing without you, I am on my way

Sun is shining and here to stay

I’m stronger every day



photo: Public Domain Pictures

prompts: #MadVerse, Figment Forum, #aseverythingturnsgrey

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