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On A Cold Night

August 24, 2012

So it’s a cold night,

And your mind is not as empty,

As it once seemed to be,

When things were found,

So perfectly,

In harmony,

A kiss was just a kiss,

And a touch was a quick fix,

For the times you’d rather,

Share your space.

But now thoughts of her,

Permeate your mind,

This isn’t what you expected,

Yet that’s the way,

It seems to be.

Now that song is not a song,

It’s the story of her face,

This blanket is not a blanket,

It’s a cocoon you wrapped her in,

Your baby caterpillar girl,

And this photo is no longer,

Just a photograph,

It’s the one she loves,

Of you on the beach,

In England,

Stony pebbles under your toes.

When did this happen?

Well it’s a mystery,

And nobody really knows.



From → Poetry

  1. Cold night hurts 😦

  2. ~Lady Day permalink

    This was a gorgeous hurt, painful as it is. ❀

  3. That’s a deep cold cut -but a sweet sweet sting.

  4. Beautiful poem as always, and to add to this beauty, here is a post dedicated to you as i had told you , check out
    Enjoy….. and Stay Mystified πŸ˜€

    • Aww you are far too kind! xxx

      • hmmmm……… I just hope you liked it! I am thinking of starting a Festival of Appreciation on my blog, where the deserving blog will get appreciated and it will be a celebration…… hahaha in a grand way πŸ˜‰

        • I just read the post… the praise was overwhelming!! I will have a smile on my face for a month to come! πŸ˜€

          I’m sure you will make many bloggers very happy if you start a “Festival of Appreciation”!


  5. this is really beautiful – and sad.. thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

  6. raven's witch permalink

    hi, that’s a great poem! also just wanted to tell you that i nominated you for the super sweet blogging award! πŸ™‚ rules,etc. will be up shortly. also when you make your post copy the award pic. from mine into yours.

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