The Unexpected Optimist.

The Unexpected Optimist.

A Poem by R.A Butler.
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A real rough sketch but lets call it a 'first draft'. Another early morning poem.

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The Unexpected Optimist.


Five-thirty-nine,

Half awake in Katy's room,

Early sound of lazy metallic

Dawn from the avenue outside,

Underwear and aerosol cans,

Strewn about the place,

Drunk-sick regret laying

In tailored trousers alone

On her island bed.


Last night invisible kisses,

Struck her on the cheek,

My lustful teenage wishes,

And how long will it be, a week?

Or a day or a year?

Before the unexpected optimist

Wants me - only me here.


R.A.B, 2011.


© 2011 R.A Butler.


Author's Note

R.A Butler.
Beats are all over the place. Sorry.

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R.A Butler.
R.A Butler.

Outer London, United Kingdom



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