I Can’t Hold On To Any Good Thing – GODWAYNE AYOMIDE OGU

I grasp, I hold, I cling to, I just can’t do

I can’t hold on to any good thing

‘The most beautiful things can’t be seen or touched’

Its true for people like me that’s a good thing

It’s the little things we over look that matter, those things do

I had my chance, I blew it, I can’t hold on to any good thing

The image of her first smile sticks, it sticks like glue

Mine is gone, I blew it because I can’t hold on to any good thing

She walked up to us, said “hello”, she was talking to me, what do I do?

Maybe I could hold on to this one thing

Her hair –black, lips – pink, eyes –  blue

Maybe I could keep this, give her a good ring

It was beautiful, it was love, I was just looking to woo

Maybe she could be more than just a fling

It was going to be special, different. How? I had no clue

All I knew was she was my queen, I was to be her king

I wore a smile, bathed with joy, slept with laughter. I wore a new hue

She made me feel loved, like I was a good thing

This was fresh, raw I was turning brand new

Maybe I could be one, be a good thing

Then one night, the cops called. It was a bad sign, this I knew.

I sensed it, I felt it even before I heard the bell ding

She was gone, drunk driver, they said. This couldn’t be true

I couldn’t have spoilt my only chance, lost my only good thing

I had forgotten that beautiful things weighed nothing in my hands,

They fell off, it was something I knew

I was a joker, it is a curse, I can’t hold on to any good thing

People like me aren’t like you

We can’t hold on to any good thing

Writer’s Contact Details

Fb: Ayomide wayne
IG: Longwayne_p





About PenAStory

PenAStory is a group of young individuals with a passion for literature who have decided to come together to write under one platform. We seek to educate, inform as well as entertain our readers. Also, because we are targeting young literature lovers, we would like to touch on other interests of their lives hence the relationship category and because we all need a bit of motivation in our lives, we decided inspiration won't be so bad
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