Smashing time in the rain

by Kaila   Mar 12, 2008


Against the wind, my hair does blow,
Breathing deep this icy fragrance,
My chest rising and falling rhythmically,
Sucking in breaths, the air feeling dense.

The trees seem to be gray, my lips turn blue,
Walking barefoot on this cold, stone pavement,
Diverting identical scenes, passing by,
Noticing that house, so much time I had spent.

My chest lyes still, I've forgotten how to breath,
My eyes become wide, I am glued to this spot,
Heart thumping faster, my eyes well up with tears,
Starring blankly at the window, hoping I wont get caught.

Then I see them lying there, smiling on the couch,
Feeling my heart skip a beat, I tremble,
Freezing my arms turn blue, the sky starts to fade,
Looking at you now, that girl I do resemble.

Then you spot me I know it and you fumble off the couch,
Tears slide down my icy cheeks, alone I walk,
Cars speeding past, rain splashing from the sides,
Running I see you behind me, sure you'd like to talk.

Then you catch up, my chest sinks to my cold feet,
A hand you place on my shoulder, so warm,
Eyes shut tight, tears escaping through the slots,
Thunder clouds boom and lightning strikes this storm.

Memories flash back to our first kiss in the rain,
Twirling and laughing what a magical day,
Now were standing here wet, and confused,
I'd wish you'd walk me home or just let me stay.

Instead you say "it will be OK", then turn around,
I collapse to the cold pavement, head in my heels,
Flashing lights, deafening horn, spiraling closer,
"Bang!", that's it, still no one will know how this feels.

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  • 11 years ago

    by Alvaro

    Again the word choice was amazing lovely. the flow flawless loved it 5/5 wow.. i read it twice just for the feel of it. it sounded.. well.. different

  • 11 years ago

    by annaxapple

    Completely and utterly speechless. that poem blew me away. it was amazing. i really really love how you did the flashback of the memory of the first kiss in the rain. that part really made the poem for me. and you ended it really well with the falling on the pavement.
    keep it up .
    :)

  • 11 years ago

    by FlawlesslyTarnished

    This piece was simply amazing. Your style of writing is amazing and your choice of words are. .powerful. The descriptions and imagery were so intense and the emotions were. .deep. definitely 5/5. no second thoughts.

  • 11 years ago

    by Blissful

    Whoa what a ending! I loved how as I read .. there was a surge in suspense which compelled me to read on and the ending just blew me away. You use of imagery took my out of my reality and instilled me into your poem which made everything you describe easy for me to imagine. Well done. *5/5*

  • 11 years ago

    by Beautiful Forever

    This poem... is amazing. The way it was written was brilliant. As a writer, not just a poet, you have the highest potential! I really felt every line in this poem which is very impressive. 5/5 and I'm left in awe...