How to have an adventure. Part 3.
1. You don't want the night to end.
You want to freeze this moment
but it won't freeze.
The night keeps moving, you're getting tired
but you can't stop now.
2. Cigarettes have become something you do
when you're not sure what else to do.
You're between bands.
You strike up another conversation with
a hippy looking girl.
Turns out she's with one of the bands
that you just saw.
She introduces you to the lead of the
band and you find out
they're based not that far from home.
He's like "hey" and gives you a hug.
Tells you he'll catch up with you later.
3. You hit the merch desk again.
You've already spent way too much money
blown your meager savings
but you don't really give a fuck.
Two band t-shirts and 5 CDs later
and you couldn't be more stoked.
If you had more money
you'd have bought one of everything
on and behind the desk.
4. Cigarette conversations
are definitely a habit by now.
You talk to the girl from behind the merch desk
while out for a fix.
She's got the coolest pink hair
and you tell her about your disaster of a night.
She tells you that you can drop the bag
you've been lugging around all night
behind the merch desk where it'll be safe
and gives you her number just in case
you get stuck between the end of the concert and 5am.
In the end you don't need it
but it makes you feel good to have the option.
5. The feature band is on
and you lose yourself in the music
see the lead of Harlequin in the crowd
and figure you should get a picture with the band
before the end of the night.
6. You get pictures with two bands
and watch the end of the feature set
trying not to feel apprehensive again
that the rest of your night is unclear.
© Indie Adams 2014