Street Night

from by Kenny Selcer

/

lyrics

Street Nights ©2007-2011Kenny Selcer

As the night whips my passion into a frenzy.
I walk the streets looking everywhere for you.
The wind whispers your name in my ear and though I am alone, you are everywhere.
The shadows reflect my heart as my thoughts of you slip away beneath the light of the moon.
Behind the building windows, I imagine couples embracing and I hear the moans in the swaying curtains.

I can't take it anymore. I want to shout no more.
I want to be alone again with my thoughts without you
sneaking your way into everything I do.
But I can't. The night whips my passion into a frenzy. I want to shout - no mas.

I stumble on into the night as my visions of a time when the pain is no more lead my way.
My thoughts vacillate back and forth between wanting to continue this game of love with you or finding a way out of the maze that I've created for myself.
I want to shout no mas.
I want to be alone again with my thoughts. But I can't.
The night whips my passion into a frenzy.

My visions of you float down in the snowflakes that have started to fall around me.
The ice beneath my feet keeps my feelings slipping in and out of focus,
daring me to plant myself firmly one way or the other.
The empty streets remind me that there is nothing with me except my dreams and desires
waiting to be filled with anything I want to do and wherever I want to go.
But the night whips my passion into a frenzy,
and I keep shuffling through the streets looking everywhere for you but finding only myself and the tearing of my heart.

I stagger out into the light of the street lamps, my shadow splaying on the wall as if drunk, changing shape as the light hits me as I move to some ancient unspoken hunger.
My vision gets confused as the light dims with heavy falling snow and my thoughts are overcome with a yearning that pushes my mind out and away.
I can’t tell if the wetness on my face is tears or the melting of the flakes hitting my skin.
The wind whips my passion into a frenzy.

I hear a bell in the distance that momentarily awakens me from my delirium.
I recognize the ringing of a clock that reminds me of the reason for my emotional frenzy.
Your chimera mixes with my shadows on the buildings and beckons me once again to
continue my search for you in my thoughts and feelings.

I can't take it anymore. I want to shout no more.
I want to be alone again with my thoughts without you
sneaking your way into everything I do.
But I can't. The night whips my passion into a frenzy. I want to shout - no mas.

and I continue to shuffle through the streets looking everywhere for you but finding only myself and the tearing of my heart.

credits

from I Simplify, released December 26, 2016
Kenny Selcer - vocals, guitars, drum and keys programming, bass

Mixed by Matt Hayes

license

all rights reserved

tags

If you like Kenny Selcer, you may also like: