“On The Neon Avenue”

I have burned
for my sins for so long,
I don’t recognize
my face in the mirror.

I have melted
into the darkness of my burned soul,
in this primordial ooze
I swim to safety, but find none.

Tarnished like a
copper pot empty on a shelf,
my luster disappeared.

An abandoned building,
my walls decayed like clay bricks
crumbling roads of destiny.

Taste not of my blood
as it streams from my wounded heart,
but fill my lungs with
with the freshest air in quiet desperation.

Teach me of this love,
as it finally found me wandering
down the avenue laced
with broken dreams never realized.

Yet I search
for human hope’s guiding light,
as I wander aimlessly
on the stark avenue of neon light.

Timothy Michael DiVito c2022

Published by poetryofemotions5778

I have been writing poetry for 44 years. I began writing poetry when I was 15 years old and to this date I have written over 16,000 poems. I have had poems published in The San Fernando Journal, The Rag Mag, WYRD, The Cultural Reverence(e-magazine) and in Kiiroo(e-magazine), Mobius and the World Peace Anthology. I have over 1000 poems published in all. I also have a poetry page on Wix.com entitled anemotionaljourney.com. I also have written a Science Fiction/Fantasy novel entitled "The Blue Sphere" and I am currently working on three other books at the present time. The first is entitled "The Angel and the Witches, the second is "Once Upon A Halloween" and the third is "The Devil's Playground".

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