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An eccentric rambler on life's lessons and mercies, found and lost… :)

So, today …

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… bang in the middle of the day
I wait for those words, lurking
Just there. Just there.
Where I cannot reach.

They came, with the waking moment.
That moment, when you are, and you aren’t.
That moment, when clarity strikes.
And fuzzy warmth of slow recognition
Mists over.

I reached out. Too late…
Like petulant children, they shied away.
That moment is when they wanted me.
Not two ticks later.

So here, in the middle of the day
I sit. I yearn. I plead. I know though
They won’t surface now.
I also know when they will. 🙂

Not now. But at that moment,
When I turn away, peeking like those
Perky persistently playful creatures they are.
Not words. Not anymore.

They’ve grown beyond that
Into a yearning. Into a secret pleasure.

I don’t know the story yet.
Or the ending.
All I have, are these tingles
These feathery-touch-me-softly promises
From them.

They’ll come.
They’d better.

… They ought to.

They will, won’t they?

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14 February, 2013

Google images brought me to this pic. … from this place:
http://clairemca.wordpress.com/2012/05/07/a-love-of-words-and-music/
The picture belongs to its creator there.

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Author: Usha Pisharody

A rambler, pretends to be a teacher, loves to dream, and go on Quixotic Quests in the Realm of Romance With Life...

14 thoughts on “So, today …

  1. Wow 🙂 I can say similar lines to words too nowadays…you said it so beautifully 🙂

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  2. Beautiful poetic words and I am more than happy for you to share the image I created on this day of love. Thank you for the mention. Claire

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  3. Just the end, the hope, the innocence with which the question is asked. Who can say no but. Beautifully painted emotions. 🙂 Loved this.

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  4. Aha! Beautiful!

    Like petulant children, they shied away.
    That moment is when they wanted me.
    Not two ticks later.
    But I think they are already there with you!

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  5. Beautiful! And I know just what you mean:) they are playing hide and seek here as well. so many thoughts and no paper at that precise moment to scribble them on.

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  6. Wishing you more such tingles that materialize into more such beautiful lines…and what better way to express this love affair on the Valentine’s day?? 🙂

    late to stop by – but never too late i guess!

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    • David, thank you for responding to that query with such alacrity 🙂 You were missed! And thank you too… for the way you put this across! A Val Day with words. I likey like! So glad to have you here once more 🙂

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