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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

AND THEN SHE WAS GONE


















I met her on a rainy day
she made the gloom disappear
with her pearly whites
as she smiled back at me

from across the room
.... and then she was gone

I fell in love with her eyes
while walking along an unknown street
Time slowed for a moment
as we passed, two strangers....

could have been more....
.... and then she was gone

She was sitting alone, in the moment
gazing at folks wandering by
What was she thinking as our lives intersected?
Was she hungry for company?

Or content in her solitude?
.... and then she was gone

At the store, just getting a few things
Who do I see, but a princess in need
I want to help, but hesitate more
Could SHE be the one meant for me?

I contemplate this, too long it's clear....
.... and now she was gone once again

What's the point of remembering all of the past
When nothing has become of it since?
To educate clearly, I've learned this one thing
If I don't act on the moment, she will pass by

never to be seen again....
for now she IS gone

I didn't invite the opportunity given
failing as she faded away without knowing
what could have been, the ultimate pain
from potential to reverence to inconsequential

in a moment that was too short to measure
.... but this time it's different

I can't let her go as my future still unclear
I have to find if she has a place
easing the pain of "what-if"
One step closer to finding my one

and not letting the moment pass by
.... cause then she would be gone... gone



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