Posts tagged ‘strangers’

August 23, 2013


by Devina

(Girl by Rachel Roth, click to see more)

I wonder about the people around me

About their hidden faces, their jutting angles

About what their wrinkles, facets and scars hold

Sometimes I do not think about the little things at all

Of time, there isn’t enough

We cannot all afford to be dreamers,

 But dream, we must


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January 19, 2013

In That Instant

by russtowne

Two lonely strangers on opposite walls
Of a room full of partying people
Each of the lonely hearts wondering
How soon they could go
Without being rude.
They felt they didn’t really fit in
With this popular raucous crowd.

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October 7, 2012

With Crossed Fingers

by blackandwhiteartist

I KNOW we’re strangers
Yet I crossed my fingers
As you walk on by
But I don’t know why.

I know I’ve been staring
Your eyes are sparkling
But I notice the frown
In your head like a crown.

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July 2, 2012

The Rebirth.

by Jen Thompson

She does not party on this night when everyone else will.

Instead, she sits beside his bed, quiet and content.

The moonlight seeps through the venetians,

A twinkle in her eye.

She smiles today,

They say he will wake up.

The lifeless plant seems awoken somehow.

Colour returns to its leaves.

Her gentle caresses and watering, filling it with hope.

She strokes his hair, lingering beside his face.

All emotions within her charred.

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