As Once I Ran To You

by Lost star   Aug 14, 2020


How hollow do I have to be
before
the
echo
of
you
fades?

How deep do I have to bury myself?

So that your dark light extrapolates
from my soul and leaves me free to
view a world with falling cherry blossoms
and soaring goshawks……

It’s said all rivers run to the sea;

(as once I ran to you)

yet you had me swimming upstream
into malevolent forests and ragged mountains
veiled in marshmallows and
the scent of cut grass

When the tide of realisation turned
you were left on the shore,
and I no longer frozen
felt the true touch of another

And I find myself wondering….

How yours ever felt warm to begin with.

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  • 2 months ago

    by Gracy Judith

    Beautifully penned! Congratulations on the win.

  • 2 months ago

    by Ben Pickard

    This is a truly exceptional piece of writing.
    Congratulations.

  • 2 months ago

    by Star

    Congratulations on your win !!!

  • 2 months ago

    by Everlasting

    For some unknown, your writing style sounds familiar. Do we know each other? I like the poem.

  • 2 months ago

    by Milly Hayward

    The title sets up imediately the tone of this poem which depicts the emotional torrants that still beset the character on bumping into a lost love. Millyx

    • 2 months ago

      by Lost star

      Thank you i'm really glad you like it :)

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