Where Were You?

Where Were You? short poem

Photo by Anne Worner

It’s kind of odd
All the same a tad bit sad too
Crossing the paths again
After an unceremonious and
Perhaps acrimonious end to all of it.
Eyes, once sparkles at seeing me were
As dead as that of a cod-fish
Crimson cheeks, Ah
That reminded of the setting sun
The day we parted ways;
Now a pale reminder of a Vampire’s leftover and
Painful it was, seeing her like that.
Her quivering lips, tried in vain
To strike a smile
May be not to weep.
Yet, before the sighs and puffs
Fan up the dormant cinders in me,
I walked out
Into the still raining night
Whistling through the rain on my face
“Where were you,
When I weathered all these
Rains alone?!

This poem is part of the Poetry Book Songs of a Solitary Tree: Graphical Verses of Sublime Snippets

Rate the poem
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 2.50 out of 5)
We are posting your rating...

Have something to say about the poem?

Arun M Sivakrishna

Signup / Login to follow the poet.
A reluctant writer and a sunday photographer. Recently published a collection of poems "Songs Of A Solitary Tree". Writes in English and malayalam
Poems you will love

Give your feedback / review for the poem

4 Comments on "Where Were You?"

Notify of
avatar
Sort by:   newest | oldest
J.rid
Member

Yes another sad poem, indeed we often think when troubled about people who have left us.
Your poems bring out true inner feelings.

Shamala Chandran
Member

Searching for a beloved… very well expressed here…

wpDiscuz

I Will Always Think Of You Derrigs

I Will Always Think Of You Derrigs long poem

I will always think of you Deriggs I always pray for you that you have health, love and happiness When I am home alone I think of you and call you to offer you my greetings Sometimes I even write

I Look To You

I Look To You long poem

I look to you in Autumn’s merge with the climax of love for the fragrance of scented leaves in the trees I look to you in the quaint forest all alone with the howling of owls in the distance through

For You My Love, My Valentine

For You My Love, My Valentine short poem

I want to say thank you mama I want to say thank you papa For having me born in this time So i could meet this woman and Make her my Valentine Now it’s up to me to be Tender,

You Fell In Love With A Memory

You Fell In Love With A Memory short poem

you fell in love with a memory as you read my poetry you read my heart you saw right through me right from the start you read my mind you read my soul i touched you,i know you could feel

Where Our Hearts Meet

Where Our Hearts Meet short poem

  My beloved, The first time our eye’s met With our lives under the moon’s control And your curious lips went upon mine, My eye’s glimmered My beloved, The precious moments we composed together, The instants in which we felt