Wheels

Waiting at the lights
For a pedestrian to pass
Brought up something
I thought I’d long evaded:
The way I feel about him
I have avoided for years
— and counting —
Afraid I would love too much.
I watched the clean smooth strides
Profile drenched
By the saffron sky
Shadow broad and tall
Diagonal across asphalt.
When the signals turned
I crossed the junction
Apace
Put on the evening news

Went on with my life

But that image — it rose and
For the briefest of moment lived
Like
Like like
Like like like
A mirage

2 comments

  1. Beautiful words.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thanks so much, Nico.

      Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: