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Love too late

I was always late For you And I never rushed, never thinking I had to Time stalked me like a wasp I floated through life as if on a cloud Thin air masking my mistakes I was as elusive as life gets Time meant nothing And I'm sorry for this I'm so sorry for this I met you on a corner Bitter weather battering your cheeks Blue eyes sparkling under a mass of dark hair You had waited an eternity there We drank coffee on a bench Mapping out the stars until dawn seeped in As all thoughts provoked a certain clarity You decided it would only ever be me Always me And I'm not sorry I was late to the airport Flying to Naples, no more planes for days It had been years since you'd seen your family So I watched as frost lay like icing over your dream We played with silence like a toy for two weeks And I'm sorry for this The day of your parting An hour of snow lay around your feet A car skidded, you landed on the bonnet I should of been there I was at home reading an article As your heart beat for the last time at the hospital I should of been holding your hand, telling you I loved you So I missed your departure too And I am sorry So sorry Time is muffled Churches like conveyer belts for the living and dead As babies join this world, people leave it The hurse shot to the church like a police car I imagined it having flashing blue lights Saying he's dead, he's dead And I am too I was late for your funeral I'm not sorry for this It was something I couldn't bare to do But, we're you aware The later I was The longer I had you You always calling Where are you Where are you The longer you were in this world Even if I wasn't next to you The longer I loved you The longer I knew you The later I was The longer you were in this life Not rushing out of it The longer I had you And I'm not sorry for this I'll never be sorry for this

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Date: 1/12/2014 8:22:00 AM
- A touching and well written poem L.K.N. - Have a enjoyable Sunday. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 1/14/2014 5:58:00 AM