Was She Just Another Hallucination
An illusionary delusion,
visions of confusion-
Phantasm of mirage,
or insane sabotage.
I set out to walk with no one around for safety,
the scenery cold where warmth was not found-
I thought I was alone with no one around,
just then a loud car noise and I hit the ground,
What happened, what could all this ruckus be?
But what do my wondering eyes appear to see-
an apparition or rendition of a ghost with sympathy.
A chimera of a familiar woman who gave me ease,
someone I thought I knew in lifetime long ago-
I felt a connection of affection; didn’t want to let go,
she walked up to me with gentle eyes very slow.
Just then all my fear and anxiety seemed to cease,
I felt the chilling to the bone cool October breeze-
I began to weep and fell upon my weakened knees.
Squinting and longing to recognize such courtesy,
bestowing such compassion with much concern-
A link into her tender soul I started to yearn,
it seemed like forever, then backward she did turn.
Who was this woman showing such generosity?
a heavenly angel maybe watching over humanity-
Someone who saved unselfishly with magnanimity.
In my soul she felt real, as if I knew of her creation-
was she my dead sister…or just another hallucination.
Brendan J. Simmons
March 13, 2018
Copyright © Lu Loo | Year Posted 2018
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