Paola Degli Esposti

Rookie - 136 Points (22/03/1962 / Bologna)

A Special Encounter In A Special Night


she could sing
she could play
she could tell
i listened to her
she was going to listen to me
later
to my songs
behind the curtains
she told me
of herself
of her life
of her youth
of her childhood
different from the other
children
but thanks
to them
and to her elders
never alone
i listened to her
and i did the make up
just like mine
i am grateful near her
she couldn't
run after me
however
she couldn't walk
on her own
at all
she could
go far
with her calm mind
special

Submitted: Saturday, September 28, 2013
Edited: Saturday, March 22, 2014

Topic of this poem: friendship


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