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Fleeting

As to heed from behind the wall
The call of birds in their hidden bed,
that drifts into silence.. 

Catch a light pierce through a cloud
in the night
for a minute.

A sight of a fleeting wind
A running wave
A rolling stone
From a mountain top
That doesn’t wait.

Stay for a moment.

My anxious eyes
want to keep you 
my curious hands 
to refine you
Rubbing you 
as if you are a magic lamp
which you might be.

You leave  trails 
of forgotten seeds
to be picked up 
by the hungry ones,

By the time my mind
has eaten its way, 
I have paused.

Lost.

My feet at your gate
looking at your face,

Stay for a moment.

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  1. Date: 6/4/2012 1:14:00 PM
    You reeled me in with this one!! Beautiful!!

  1. Date: 5/23/2012 8:15:00 AM
    i felt like staying forever,love it

  1. Date: 5/20/2012 4:07:00 PM
    this poem has a flow to it that i very much loved. Like food to the soul. Ronny

  1. Date: 4/17/2012 7:24:00 AM
    Like it... well done aida. - Have a nice day. - oxox Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 4/13/2012 3:56:00 PM
    Interesting read Aida.. Keep on writing!! Diana