on the roof again
*i live in this little town called Las Vegas. i don't know if you've heard of it. anyway, i am moving. soon. this is my letter to myself that we move. we change. and this my goodbye not only to all the people i have met, known, and grown with, but also to the city. because it was there the whole time too.*
leaving las vegas
like the Cherry with the Eagle Eye said,
Tonight is the Night you want to Save.
after Tonight, i'll see you no more.
only the memories we have made.
the lonely nights in my backyard
swimming beneath the stars.
play Basketball in the driveway
to the music from thecar.
the warm embraces on Friday nights.
the ones on Saturdays too.
where i'm going may be better or worse,
but there's no replacing you.
drunken walks in the middle of streets
until the day would break.
we'd wake up in the evening
and everything would ache.
i'll miss the clubs and parties;
i'll miss the shimmering lights;
i'll miss the casinos, but not the tourists;
i'll miss the glimmer behind your eyes.
cruise the mall in the afternoons
and dance the nights away.
school and jobs while the sun was up.
all that evaporates today.
the summer heat and desert snow.
the video poker at grocery stores.
i always said i hated this town,
but now i don't want to close this door.
all the relationships fizzled,
but better friends could never be found.
this place is where i chose to grow up!
to this place i'm forever bound
so as you step you step in the car and turn the key
and speed off toward more destiny,
see in the mirrors all the lives you've touched;
take with you just the memory.
We all got somethin' we need to atone for.
[This message has been edited by Ethan_Halo (edited 06-22-2000).]