Lost Dream

I am driving up a hill
without a name on an
unnumbered highway.
This road transforms into
a snake winding around
coiled on hairpin turns.
At bottom of the incline
lies a dark village strangely
hushed with secrets.
How black it is. How difficult
to find that dream street
which I must discover.
Exactly what I will explore
is unsure. Where I will find it
is unknown. All is in question.
I continue to haunt gloomy
streets in this dream town
crossing dim intersections.
Everything has become a maze
where one line leads to another
dead ends become beginnings.
Deciding to abandon my search,
I return for my automobile ...
nowhere to be found in shadows.
Finally I look up at the moon's
yellow eye ... my lips forming
prayers to a disinterested god.