Overnight Glass

overnight glass
With you I want it
to be like that first time,

an eye to eye encounter,
those raven eyelashes fluttering,

our poker faces concealing those
feelings of stargazing at night

in plain sight of trailing lights
shooting by in silver lines

across the endless desert of
the sky

yet never

and now I sip and taste the wine
that’s flattened

and contemplate
in tatters

the ways that I can bring that
sweetness back

so I can take you in
these arms

like I should have
when I had the chance.

– Lennie Bezwik


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About bezwik

Lennie Bezwik is an English poet and lyricist who lives in Spain. Before getting into poetry, Bezwik was part of the London based UK Hip Hop scene, writing songs, producing tracks and performing live rap. Over the last few years, Bezwik has done a lot of travelling, drinking and writing. Nowadays, he sneaks off to dingy little Spanish bars at night and writes poems in his notebook. His biggest inspirations are homelessness, unemployment, booze, love and being dreamy.

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