Melancholy nights

Melancholy nights
Reminding you of
failed love affairs
embarassing mistakes
futile struggles of life
the meaninglessness
the blues
and the greys
everything that shouldn’t return
coming back –
memories that can’t be made again
people who can’t be met again
roads that cannot be taken…

Melancholy nights
when the moon peeks from the formless clouds
stars blink through mist and dust
when the streets go quiet
and the crickets come alive
when there’s noone in the room
but you
and just you.
Are your cheeks already wet?
Are you already missing the life that you never really had?
Dreams that were never going to come true?
Through ashes and smoke
Through spirits and songs
The world runs and runs
And in this melancholic night
you are left alone.