Strange Nights in Paris

Strange Nights in Paris

A Poem by jacob erin-cilberto

Strange Nights in Paris



lunatic wind

many blooms

run naked in the night

break on through

to spring's idiocy


let’s sing in couplets

until the breeze blows us over


skin on vinyl

I hear your sighs


break on through

lunatic wind



there are too many to choose from

doors of death, doors of strife

doors of apocalyptic allegiance

doors of life



reaching to open petals in the frosted dawn

but they won't, they die 

in the frosted dawn


he is gone.





© 2021 jacob erin-cilberto

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I love this poem about Jim and the doors. There is something poet and enthralling about their music.

Posted 1 Week Ago

Ah, big Jim fan here :) This is brilliant Jacob - his poetry still to this day renders me speechless, as does this poem - superb! :)

Posted 1 Week Ago


1 Week Ago

PS Great poem, truly :)
jacob erin-cilberto

1 Week Ago

Your reviews of my last pieces kind of leave me speechless, Ruth. I have felt like my work lately ha.. read more

1 Week Ago

Ah, sometimes life gets that way and the poetry feels more like an old friend than poignant as such .. read more
Ah ha. So watching the Doors has got your muse switched on. Of course the music was brilliant, and he was a gorgeous looking young man who sadly wasted himself. Now I believe buried in France, but you will put me right on that J. Lunatic, idiocy and vinyl all work well here.


Posted 2 Weeks Ago

jacob erin-cilberto

2 Weeks Ago

thank you, Chris...I love watching films about artists, rock singers/songwriters...always inspiring .. read more
Christine Anne Shaw

2 Weeks Ago

Genius always goes hand in hand with madness J :) I love watching those programmes too. Watched one .. read more

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Added on April 24, 2021
Last Updated on April 24, 2021


jacob erin-cilberto
jacob erin-cilberto

Carbondale, IL

Originally from Bronx, NY, I live in Carbondale, Illinois...teach English at two community colleges and have been writing and publishing poetry since 1970. Friending works two ways. If we have had .. more..


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