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Below is the poem entitled Yumitripela which was written by poet Niels Blomberg. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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whenever I see you
i’m thinking of him

i greet you
you greet me
we talk and
we talk and
we talk
we are silent because
we are thinking of him
we are silent

so long ago it is
almost forgotten
i think it is ten years
you say it is twenty
we both have forgotten
for that is much better
it soon will be thirty
we keep on forgetting

it was on a day
that was much like today
it was grey
it was cloudy
no blue in the skies
but neither did rain fall
and to our surprise we saw
specks of a rainbow
we searched and we found it
the hole in the clouds

i know not the season
because it was cloudy
it felt like the winter
when snow had all melted
but also like summer
when sunshine was missing
and we were together
together with him

i still do recall that
it was on the third
but i know not the month
and i know not the year
or the day of the week
but whenever i see
number three written down
i am thinking of you
i am thinking of him
i still do recall
how that day did begin 
when it all felt exciting
for we were together
together with him

our lives seemed so splendid
our lives seemed so good and
our lives seemed eternal
for you and for me
and especially for him

we three went out strolling
although it was freezing
but it was not raining
so we went out strolling
together with him

one  question keeps nagging us
who is to blame for this
this could be  my fault
or this could be your fault
or this could be his fault
yes this could be his fault
we did it together
yes i did it
you did it
he did it too

they asked us what happened
but we just kept silent
they asked and they asked us
but i just kept silent
and you just kept silent
yes we both kept silent
too long and too guilty
we found not the words
not for me
not for you
not for him

we’re now linked together
forever connected

forever connected
with you and with him

whenever I see you
i’m thinking of him

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  1. Date: 8/2/2011 10:13:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through round one in the PoetrySoup International Poetry contest Niels. I wish you the best in the final round. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/7/2011 2:41:00 PM
    An excellent read Niels Thank you for sharing

  1. Date: 4/27/2011 5:07:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Niels. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/25/2011 6:39:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured on the soup