In this dream

I am in Paris.

It is just before dawn and

a man waits beneath a

street lamp.

A sad smile that doesn’t

reach his eyes passes

through me.

I am the memory of an

anonymous red rose.

Between lovers , he roams

the lonely streets at night

sinking  into eyes as deep

as the river Seine

the kind one might find

just before drowning.

Light in the Night by Paul Militaru (thank you Paul)

128 thoughts on “Just before drowning

          1. Yes it was and it’s a town that has a rich history since the Middle age . During a long time Paris was the center of the fashion and also for new ideas ( not necessarily good , however ). It was wlso a town for lovers but is always it . I don’ t know. Perhaps ! ❤

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