I Saw You


I saw you.
In a familiar foreign place.
A location I infrequently visit.
But it wasn’t until I saw you that I realized why.

I saw you.
With a hardened, fixed expression like a trophy.
You hadn’t notice I’d walked in.
And I doubted there would be any recognition.

I saw you.
And I was at once faced with a decision.
To speak and make my presence known?
Or erase all traces of my intrusion.

I saw you.
And in an instant I was frozen.
In a moment that felt like hours.
But instead I silently walked away.

Until I could safely see you no longer.

By Myxl Dove
©2010 Mythic Elf Publishing

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Categories: poetry | Tags: , | 2 Comments

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2 thoughts on “I Saw You

  1. Not sure what I have by way of comment but felt nevertheless that I must…

    …This I enjoyed. This I enjoyed very much.

  2. imasilentheart

    Oooh.Must be someone evil…Like me! >:D Jk jk. Great piece.

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