Before The Day Ends
I saw a girl at the museum. I had to take her number
It was like my heart woke up from a long slumber
She was admiring a Picasso painting.
I knew nothing about art so I just said it was amazing
She said "Yeah. It's quite breathtaking"
She was going into details I was going to be exposed
but her beauty was enough for me to listen to her talking about something I loathed
I mean the only thing that made less sense to me than paintings was poetry
I didn't hear a word she said but I nodded unknowingly
Then I realized I just said I was going to an auction
I guess I have to work on y methods of seduction
When I went to the auction and I saw how much people were bidding I got depressed
Then I remembered this was my only way to get her interest
I waited for the auctioneer to announce
a very important painting that belonged to an artist whose name I couldn't pronounce
I bid and the guy beside me raised
We went back and forth. It felt like it could've went for days
I won then I realized
I was about to spend the money I had saved for a new car and tears almost fell from my eyes
She was impressed so I guess it was job well done
Now it was time for a date I deserved to have fun
Before I asked her out she said
"I gotta go. My boyfriend is waiting." I almost dropped dead
I learned my lesson not a dollar will be spent
Before I make sure the girl doesn't have a boyfriend
I went to a gym which I've never done in my life
I saw a girl on the bike and said she must become my wife
I passed huge guys and went to the other bike
I didn't know what It'd feel like
We started a conversation, minutes later I was gasping for air
I blacked out and when I regained consciousness. She wasn't there.
I got up and started to cuss and everyone just started to stare
Before I left the gym I saw a girl. She was even hotter
but the manager wanted me out so I didn't bother
I decided to go to the bar though I've never drank
but first I had to stop at the gas station cause I had an empty tank
Waiting for my turn I saw a hot lady beside her car
I said "Hi, wanna join me? I was on my way to the bar"
She said "Sure but can you do me a favor first?
Can you please buy me a drink. I'm dying of thirst."
It was a weird request but it was a small price. I was finally going on a date
I came back with the drink but it was too late
She stole my car. I was going to take hers
but was stopped by 3 guys in matching shirts
apparently it was their car and they thought I was the thief
I said "It was just a misunderstanding guys. I'm gonna leave"
Believe me I'm a good man
I'm the victim here. You don't understand
I tried to leave but before I could run
They gave me a beating and man was it a good one
I went to the bar. I almost forgot about finding a date
I just wanted to drink and forget everything that happened today
I ordered a bunch of drinks that sounded cool
I got wasted quick and fell off my stool
A chick helped me back up
The bar was spinning and it didn't stop
We had a conversation I was doing the talking
I told her everything that had happened and she listened to every word that was spoken
I paid and said I have to go
She said "Do you know where you live?" I said "I don't know."
She said "Let me help you get home"
I said "I can do it on my own"
She said "Fine. At least take this
It's a special medicine take it then take a short rest
You'll be sober quicker
Believe me it'll help." I said "It better"
I struggled to get home.I took the pills then laid down
an hour later I woke up and looked around
I remembered what happened. I remembered the girl
Everything was clear when the world didn't twirl
I ruined the best shot I had so far
I hoped she was still there. I ran back to the bar
I asked the bartender. He said "She comes every year
She went back home. She thought about settling here
but she's superstitious and after you rejected her she felt it was a sign
to go back home." I was going to lose my mind
I was walking in the street. It was afternoon
I said to myself I better find a girl to go after soon
Cause I made a vow to myself to not go home today without a date
I've been alone for so long and I wanted to find love before it was too late.
I thought for long where to go next
I was interrupted by a text
It was from a lady it said "Go to this address. A big surprise is waiting for you"
I decided to go maybe God was rewarding me after all I'd been through
The address was far and I didn't have enough money in my pocket.
I stopped a car and the driver agreed to give me a lift but I was stuck with
two smelly men in the backseat
I was in the middle squeezed, that plus the heat.
I felt so sick I left the car and I vomited
I couldn't walk and if I was honest with
Myself I was losing hope then I met a modest chick
She give me a ride and bragged about her achievements all the way
but it was nothing compared to what I'd been through today
I reached the place and dialed the number
I looked around and I saw a girl picking up her phone
standing beside her lover.
She said "This is embarrassing. That text wasn't meant for you. It was meant for my guy
But I must've mistaken the last digit." I didn't know how to reply.
She said "I hope I didn't cause you much trouble." I said "No.
I actually live here." She said "Cool. I have to go"
Going home was a bigger struggle than coming here
Suddenly I remembered the gym, the bar and the auctioneer
I wanted to be angry but didn't have any energy left
I went home and in front of my door I found a gift
I made sure it was for me before I opened it
I held it carefully cause it felt like it could get broken quick
It was a picture of me and an old friend from college
She wanted to meet. I took a shower and put money in my wallet
I met my friend her name was Candice
She looked stunning in her black dress
We had dinner. We fell for each other and after dinner we kissed.
It was the best feeling to be honest
The day ended and I kept my promise.
Copyright © Karim Mohsen | Year Posted 2018
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