Posts tagged ‘stranger’

January 29, 2020

As a stranger

by Jem Croucher

In this still dark morning hour
before the day has yet begun
by water still and icy cold
with absence of a warming sun
All is quiet so with tippy toe
by the canal I slowly tread
as signs of life on longboats close
dimly light the path I’ve led

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March 2, 2015

The stranger returns

by Jem Croucher


Sneakily it’s crept up and
caught us totally off our guard
Like listening to an echo
whispered from afar

Straining to hear those still soft words
That far off echoed call
A mystery still to most our ears
A stranger to us all

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March 11, 2014

A stranger,

by CW

Among the crowd,
I saw you again.
After all these years,
you still looked the same.
Memories started to flow back,
and it reminded me of how close we were.
We used to talk about things,
everything that was under the sun.
Things are different now,
because we parted ways.

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