without you…

Day and night
it strikes me with anguish,
and I’m tormented by the thought
that I’m torn apart from you.
Then I close my eyes
softly,
slowly,
and I see you,
walking towards me
wearing blue,
amidst crowd
where none but only you alive,
only you exist my love,
rest of the world – lifeless
numb.
Only your smile,
your eyes,
gestures,
alive
and I fall in love
with you again.
I live there
until I open my eyes
and the world drops dead
once again
without you in it.

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when you were made

My sweet love
when you were made –
mountains rose in pride
trees swayed-
branches danced,
dark alleys
invaded by a light from heaven,
fallen leaves murmured,
when the green sang in joy
the loveliest of seasons
             — autumn prayed.
In a dew drop
eternity — you dwelt.
In a small drop of ink
I found you
and then you became my maddening reasons,
you became my fate.

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She was…

She was —
utterly obsessed with the world,
always amazed and dragged towards
what she perceived.
Only —
she lacked the time
to look into his eyes
where she would have found
herself — the world — where,
nothing else or no one
ever mattered for him
Since he had known her.

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