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It's 4am and I'm Missing My Brother-Lyric

The piano starts playing again, My heart singing 'long with the tune, A torture session full of pain, Not seeing you in the room. (Chorus: Cuz it's 4am and I'm missing my brother, Playing back memories in my head, Can't find no comfort under covers, Just keep seeing him in that bed.) In a hospital bed in a comatose, The nurse gets ready to end it all, It's one more breath and then heavens close, The lights glare off the wall. She pulls the plug, you fade away, My heart stabbing in my lungs, I remember you every day, And my song has just begun. The ancient harp is calling, Each note breaking my heart, When the sun is falling, It beckons me to sing my part.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2020




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Date: 7/5/2020 7:59:00 AM
This is such a heart wrenching song Lillian. It brought back memories of my aunt whom I miss. Your words reflect sadness and comfort in sharing the pain. Congratulations on your win. Keep writing and inspiring :)
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Lillian Twolsky
Date: 7/5/2020 3:52:00 PM
Thank you Aditi! (:
Date: 6/30/2020 9:01:00 PM
Very happy to see you on the winner's list with this song, Lili - Congratulations! ~ John
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Lillian Twolsky
Date: 6/30/2020 10:34:00 PM
Thanks John! You too! ~Lili
Date: 6/30/2020 12:14:00 PM
A truly sad offering here Lillian, but I enjoyed it, congrats on a nice placement!
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Lillian Twolsky
Date: 6/30/2020 3:14:00 PM
Thanks! ~Lili
Date: 6/13/2020 3:12:00 AM
Sad poems speak to so many people. There is comfort in knowing we are not alone in our sadness. "The ancient harp is calling, / Each note breaking my heart" - very touching ~ John
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John Watt
Date: 6/13/2020 4:39:00 PM
You write from the heart, Lili. There is great humanity in that. Sometimes discovering a nuance in your own poetry is like reading somebody else's writing and finding wonder in it. Poetry speaks to different people in different ways, or at different times.
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Lillian Twolsky
Date: 6/13/2020 11:40:00 AM
Aww! Thanks John! I love it when someone finds something I didn't! I usually let poems write themselves and am amazed how many different things people see. I guess that's why a lot have no names or direct feeling or meaning. It's there for everyone to find something. Sorry if that makes zero sense. I've gotten a little crazy during quarantine! (: ~Lili
Date: 5/22/2020 8:16:00 PM
Truly heartbreaking. Thanks for sharing.
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Lillian Twolsky
Date: 5/23/2020 11:48:00 AM
Thanks! A lot of people deal with this pain, so I got inspiration.