Written for Haibun Monday – A Little Romance. Don’t we all have those moments we lock away for a rainy day?
There was no design, or plan. No thought of what might happen. It was just a touch, just an accidental touch. I reached for a glass, he reached for his, skin touched skin and just then, just for a moment, I knew it wasn’t over.
I can’t remember where we were or even who we were with. I can’t remember the song that was playing or what was in my glass. But I remember the touch.
Too afraid to let go, yet too afraid of what it meant. We didn’t move our hands.
That night we left together.
Over twenty years later I can still feel that touch. I don’t know where you are, or what you’re doing now. But I like to think you feel it too.
A moment to feel,
A lifetime to remember,
Some hurts never mend.
Text & Adaption : Helen Midgley
Original Image : morguefile.com/search/morguefile/13/abstract/pop
I think the words I cannot say
And write the life I cannot play,
I paint the scene I cannot see
To sculpt a truth I cannot free.
I breathe the air I cannot taste,
And sate the thirst I cannot place,
I fuel the need I cannot meet,
To feed a hunger I cannot cheat,
I feel the heat I cannot quell
And touch the tinder I cannot fell,
I chase the space I cannot reach
To storm a wall I cannot breach.
…… If I only had more time.