Beautiful Delia…



A Poem by Coyote Poetry
"Beautiful Delia is dancing alone somewhere."

(The name Delia is of Greek origin. The meaning of Delia is “visible”. It is also of English origin, where its meaning is “of Delos“. Delia is generally used as a girl’s name.)


I was dancing with the Devil every night in the Winter of 1992 and hiding out in the Austin, Texas taverns.
The happy hours Long Island ice teas made my pen come alive. I was waiting for no-one, and no-one was waiting for me.

I wrote to my journal, love dead, cannot be revived. Love sweet become bitter wine. I feel a gentle touch on my shoulder and a dark eyes girl took my journal and she read my words. She smiled and she laughed. She told me. You damn poets love misery and the whiskey. You need the damn wars, and…

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