All we’ve got
is this moment. He knows
the words; our eyes meet,
pupils dilated on a high born
of noise abuse and the toxic certainty
that one of us will soon
be inebriated – I’ve got to let you
know, he mouths, I’ve got
to let you know
you’re one of my kind.

myvalentine (sakimichan)Note: First and final lines taken from INXS lyrics of ‘I Need You Tonight’