Photo Challenge: Poem – Free Verse – “As If I Never Was” #amwriting #poetry


Thank you to Mind Loves Misery’s Menagerie for hosting this week’s photo prompt.

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I lay beside you yet, 

And I couldn’t move if I tried.

Skin still scintillating each other’s skin;

Waiting for another round, 

Bliss and fractured words,

Lies, but touch tells truth. 

And your hand, I can’t let go of;

I’m here and I’m trying, 

So close to you, I try —

To be who you want me to, 

But I’m not her, I’m only me, 

Your mind dances with her image.

We have the night, 

The pale moonlight’s shine, 

Tomorrow I’ll be gone.

And it will be for you, 

As if, I never was.

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©Mandibelle16. (2016) All Rights Reserved. 

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13 thoughts on “Photo Challenge: Poem – Free Verse – “As If I Never Was” #amwriting #poetry”

      1. Wow, what did I mean to say? Something like “even if other issues might end up masking that.” I think I’ve got to develop some kind of I’m-awake-enough test to pass before I write on line. Sorry. Thank goodness your work is so much smoother!

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